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[Bug] edit summary comment issue - missing */
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The edit summary here is not substituted:
It looks like the issue might be the missing closing */ at the end?

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Lydia_Pintscher added a project: Wikidata.

Yes, the */ is probably missing because the string got cut off, because it is too long. IIRC, the cutoff is even based on bytes, not characters, which makes it particularly problematic for non-ascii characters, which need more than one byte.

We could try to truncate the parameters inside the /*...*/ block, to avoid the */ being cut of. That way, substitution would work - but the message would be constructed using truncated parameters, possibly causing broken links.

It would also be nice to not have such a hard limit on the length of edit summaries or at least increase the limit (T6714).

Tacsipacsi changed the subtype of this task from "Task" to "Bug Report".May 20 2022, 11:29 AM
Tacsipacsi added a subscriber: Tacsipacsi.

T215422: Migrate Wikibase to use comment_data field instead of SummaryFormatter could maybe improve the situation? If the parameters will be stored in a more structured way, at least not the */ will be missing.