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VisualEditor: Message shown when edits are disallowed by API needs to be clearer
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Description

When attempting an edit that is disallowed by AbuseFilter, you get a browser alert:

Error saving data to server: Unsuccessful request: The modification you tried to make was aborted by an extension hook.

Instead, VE should show a less cryptic message specific to AbuseFilter.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

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Reference
bz50350

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 1:45 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz50350.
TTO created this task.Jun 28 2013, 8:20 AM

Change 71293 had a related patch set uploaded by Krinkle:
(DRAFT) mw.ViewPageTarget: Show unrecoverable/unknown save errors in dialog instead of alert

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/71293

AbuseFilter, wgSpamRegex (core), TitleBlacklist, SpamBlacklist, ..

Given that AbuseFilter (but not others) depend on bug 32216, I'm moving that part to a new bug, bug 50472; the rest of this bug will be done today.

Change 71293 merged by jenkins-bot:
mw.ViewPageTarget: Show save errors in save dialog instead of alert

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/71293

This has now been done and will go out today.