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No info about a self-redirected page is shown when it's queried with &redirects
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Description

http://zh.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=query&prop=info&titles=User:Liangent/moretest&redirects

A <pages> section is expected but it's not there.


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

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bz31750

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 11:51 PM
bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-API.
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Yeah, this is not a bug, just a documentation issue. You've hit a special case of a redirect loop. When the API encounters a redirect loop, it gives up and doesn't output a <page> tag for the redirect target (because there *is* no redirect target in case of a loop).