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Safari and Chrome unable to load some pages
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Description

There are numerous reports that people are unable to load watch list pages and some history pages.
Example is: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jurassic_World&offset=20150824235544&action=history
And more reports: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)&oldid=678333919#View_history_not_working.3F

This is a bug with multiple auto summaries (in the above example the contribution by Bullahg) icw. the CSS line autocomment{unicode-bidi:-webkit-isolate}

<style>
.autocomment{unicode-bidi:-webkit-isolate}
</style>
    <span dir="auto">
        <span class="autocomment">Plot: </span>
        <span dir="auto">
            <span class="autocomment">Reception</span>
        </span>
    </span>

Upstream bugs reported:
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=526136
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=148573

The cause is change: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/232250/

Event Timeline

TheDJ raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
TheDJ updated the task description. (Show Details)
TheDJ added projects: I18n, Regression.
TheDJ added a subscriber: TheDJ.

Change 234597 had a related patch set uploaded (by TheDJ):
Revert "Prevent the jumbling up of autocomments in RTL"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/234597

TheDJ updated the task description. (Show Details)

Change 234597 merged by jenkins-bot:
Revert "Prevent the jumbling up of autocomments in RTL"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/234597

Change 234612 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester):
Revert "Prevent the jumbling up of autocomments in RTL"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/234612

Jdforrester-WMF triaged this task as Unbreak Now! priority.
Jdforrester-WMF added a project: Security-Core.

Change 234612 merged by jenkins-bot:
Revert "Prevent the jumbling up of autocomments in RTL"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/234612