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Edit summary doesn't allow links with character references
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If go to
your URL is typically converted to

If copy&paste the last part and try to link to [[Time_%28disambiguation%29]] on a page, this works, but if you try it in an edit summary, the history shows no link, just the plain text "Time_%28disambiguation%29".
This is a problem with all edit summaries that contain character entity references like %28 (so this problem is present also with umlaute and other language specific characters). (Note: this bug might be related to [[Bug:8996]])

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 10:10 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz14140.
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Linker::formatLinksInCommentCallback() needs to be tweaked to use the 'check for %s and do urldecode() if needed' hack that the parser uses... shouldn't be hard.