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History shows "((empty))" for blank revisions
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In the history of User talk:24.22.2.44 on Wikipedia, for example, the latest edit blanked the page. It says "empty" inside 2 pairs of parentheses when it should only show 1 pair of parentheses.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMar 30 2019, 7:07 PM
Ammarpad added a subscriber: Ammarpad.EditedMar 30 2019, 8:16 PM

The outer pair of parentheses are generated by pseudo elements. The inner ones are in the source message. Maybe they need to be removed.

Change 500205 had a related patch set uploaded (by GeoffreyT2000; owner: GeoffreyT2000):
[mediawiki/core@master] Remove redundant parentheses from the "Historyempty" message

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/500205

Thanks for catching this @Nirmos @GeoffreyT2000 @Ammarpad. Fix will ride the next train for the Thursday deploy.

Change 500205 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/core@master] Remove redundant parentheses from the "Historyempty" message

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/500205

Ammarpad closed this task as Resolved.Apr 1 2019, 7:20 AM
Ammarpad assigned this task to GeoffreyT2000.