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Usernames with apostrophes are not well escaped in edit summaries
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Apparently, there are usernames that contain apostrophes. The apostrophe gets escaped when used in an edit summary (right-hand side).

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptFeb 21 2018, 5:11 PM
thiemowmde triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 21 2018, 6:25 PM
thiemowmde moved this task from incoming to ready to go on the Wikidata board.
thiemowmde added a subscriber: thiemowmde.

Seems to be closely related to T187755: Double quotes in title are displayed as HTML entity in comments. Could potentially be the same cause, but should be tracked separately.

Hello, is this issue still open? Can I take it up? I'm a new contributor looking for first bugs.

Is this issue open?