VisualEditor not saving changes on triple curly braces
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Bug reproduced from example seen elsewhere, and reproduced on wikitech and mediawikiwiki:

{{{stub}}}

foo
  • If I edit the page with visual editor, and replace the {{{stub}}} with test, then the "review your changes" screens look like this:


  • If I save that edit, then nothing is actually changed in the page revision history.
Quiddity created this task.May 20 2017, 2:25 PM
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Deskana triaged this task as Low priority.Jun 20 2017, 7:44 PM
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It would be best to edit complex things like this in the wikitext editor, rather than the visual editor.

Deskana moved this task from To Triage to Backlog on the VisualEditor board.Jun 20 2017, 7:44 PM