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Cross-wiki pastes of internal links result in broken links
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Description

  1. Open an article on one wiki in VE
  2. Copy a segment containing internal links
  3. Paste it into VE on a different wiki
  4. Observe that you get internal links to a page titled Https://...etc (or [[./https://...etc]] if pasting into wikitext mode)

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DLynch created this task.May 14 2019, 7:35 PM
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Change 510222 had a related patch set uploaded (by DLynch; owner: DLynch):
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] MWInternalLinkAnnotation: handle non-internal links that say they're mw:WikiLink

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/510222

Change 510222 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] MWInternalLinkAnnotation: handle non-internal links that say they're mw:WikiLink

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/510222

matmarex moved this task from Inbox to Low Priority on the Editing QA board.Jun 12 2019, 4:12 PM