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Previewing a page on Wikidata freezes VisualEditor
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Description

Steps to reproduce:

The save dialog freezes, stuck with the progress animation on top.

I don't think the diff itself makes a difference, but in any case, this was the edit I was doing:

Event Timeline

Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMay 19 2019, 10:43 AM
matmarex added a subscriber: matmarex.EditedMay 19 2019, 11:05 AM

Parsoid reports that this page belongs to the category "Category:Wikidata:Tools" with a sortkey of "\n*" (newline, star). This newline breaks our parsing of categories for preview. This might be a Parsoid bug.