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Mediawiki Timedtext allows for /
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Author: M8R-udfkkf

You can have a / in the title of timedtext on the commons, but you can't upload a video that will have a / in the title.

Version: unspecified
Severity: minor



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 12:08 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz32155.

Smallman: Sounds a bit similar to bug 41190.
In case this problem still happens:
What does "you can't upload" mean?
Is there an error message?
Does it silently fail? If so, at which point?
Any testcase?

Smallman: Could you answer comment 1, please?

M8R-udfkkf wrote:

Using uploadwizard on the commons, if you put "/" in the title for a .webm file, you get "This title contains some undesirable characters. Please remove them."

However, for Timed Text, you can include a '/' character in the title such as in:

Since a file can't have '/' in its filename, such a timed text would never be used.

What is this bug about?

  • Do not allow '/' in TT
  • Do not allow TT when the respective file page does not exist
  • ...
Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:14 PM
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TheDJ moved this task from To sort to TimedText on the TimedMediaHandler board.Oct 26 2015, 2:13 PM