Category will not go to "next 200" under certain circumstances.
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Author: alfonse215

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I am not sure what the circumstances are for this to occur exactly. I do have an example here:

http://www.opengl.org/wiki/Category:API_Reference_4

This Wiki uses version 1.18.1. For some reason, when the user presses "next200", it does not go to the next 200. The link changes, but the page doesn't. If you change the pagefrom to just from, it works fine.

This could be one of two things.

1: *All* of the pages in that category have a sort key on them.

2: The use of a "/" in the page name, which may be rather unorthodox.

If it is #1, then this is an actual bug in MediaWiki; sort keys shouldn't break next/prev category pages. If it is #2, I can fix that with some bots.


Version: 1.18.x
Severity: major

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This could be one of two things.

1: *All* of the pages in that category have a sort key on them.

2: The use of a "/" in the page name, which may be rather unorthodox.

If it is #1, then this is an actual bug in MediaWiki; sort keys shouldn't break
next/prev category pages. If it is #2, I can fix that with some bots.

Both of these are perfectly normal things to do, and shouldn't cause this issue (For the '/', as an aside, you may want to consider enabling subpages for the main namespace (See [[mw:Manual:$wgNamespacesWithSubpages]]) This will enable some special behaviour for '/'s adding navigation links "up" the '/' structure.).

This issue is most likely caused by using an old version of CategoryTree extension, with a newer version of MediaWiki. (Specifically there was some changes in 1.17 that make versions of CategoryTree made for MediaWiki prior to 1.17 cause weird errors when used with versions 1.17 and higher of MediaWiki)

Re-open bug if still happening after upgrading category tree.

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