Allow disabling user pings in edit summary by prefixing with a colon
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Description

Sometimes we want to link to a user page (Twinkle, for instance) but not ping. Prefixing with a colon like [[:User:Foo]] would leave it as a working link, but could also be used to prevent the ping from triggering.

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Change 417031 had a related patch set uploaded (by MaxSem; owner: MaxSem):
[mediawiki/extensions/Echo@master] Allow to avoid pinging from summaries by prefixing with :

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/417031

Change 417031 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/Echo@master] Allow to avoid pinging from summaries by prefixing with :

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/417031

Change 417340 had a related patch set uploaded (by Niharika29; owner: MaxSem):
[mediawiki/extensions/Echo@wmf/1.31.0-wmf.24] Allow to avoid pinging from summaries by prefixing with :

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/417340

Niharika assigned this task to MaxSem.
Niharika set the point value for this task to 2.

Change 417340 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/Echo@wmf/1.31.0-wmf.24] Allow to avoid pinging from summaries by prefixing with :

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/417340

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MaxSem closed this task as Resolved.Mar 9 2018, 11:44 PM
MaxSem moved this task from Ready to Q1 (July-Sept) 2018-19 on the Community-Tech-Sprint board.