Allow Special:Export to work with converted aliases (for Chinese, Kazakh, ...)
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Author: andreengels

Description:
It happens to me quite often that an existing page title on the Chinese
Wikipedia cannot be found using Special:Export. My suspicion is that it happens
when one specifies the page title using traditional characters. I'm reporting
this because it causes trouble with the interwiki bot, which will falsely think
that an interwiki link is going to a non-existing page


Version: 1.10.x
Severity: enhancement

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bzimport created this task.Via LegacyMar 26 2007, 12:50 PM
brion added a comment.Via ConduitMar 26 2007, 1:57 PM

Only the real title works with Special:Export, not converted aliases.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitMar 26 2007, 2:09 PM

ayg wrote:

No reason we don't want Special:Export to work with aliases, though, right? (Not that I'm
volunteering to patch it.)

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJun 9 2007, 2:28 PM

dherding wrote:

This is the PyWikipediaBot bug report which seems to depend on this one:
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1731566&group_id=93107&atid=603138
[ 1731566 ] Incorrect removal of Chinese interwiki link

siebrand added a comment.Via ConduitAug 18 2008, 6:47 PM

Mass compoment change: <some> -> Export/Import

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