VisualEditor: Window title changed to "Parse error at position 0 in input {{"}}{{{1|$1}}}{{"}}" on some pages
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The browser window title is changed to "Parse error at position 0 in input {{"}}{{{1|$1}}}{{"}}" when editing an article with the VisualEditor on dewp. Reproducible in many articles and at least Firefox and Chromium.


Version: unspecified
Severity: minor

bzimport added a project: VisualEditor-MediaWiki.Via ConduitNov 22 2014, 1:47 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz49951.
Lydia_Pintscher created this task.Via LegacyJun 21 2013, 9:21 AM
TTO added a comment.Via ConduitJun 21 2013, 11:12 AM

This seems to be caused by the templates in [[de:MediaWiki:Editing]].

Can be seen on testwiki as well, where parser functions are the cause ([[testwiki:MediaWiki:Editing]]).

Lydia_Pintscher added a comment.Via ConduitJun 29 2013, 6:28 PM

This seems solved now on dewp. Good to close from my side.

TTO added a comment.Via ConduitMar 1 2014, 12:32 AM

This is still an issue. I've restored MediaWiki:Editing on testwiki for demonstration purposes.

Krinkle has stated "Don't use wikitext in this message" (MediaWiki:Editing), but he didn't give a reason. Since parser functions, etc. work fine in this message in MediaWiki core, I think we should expect VE to handle them too, or else it should use a different message that specifically does not support fancy stuff.

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task to Backlog on the VisualEditor workboard.Via WebNov 24 2014, 4:22 PM

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