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VisualEditor: Editor not triggered on system redirects
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Description

If you click in the link
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyPage?veaction=edit
you will be redirected to your user page in "view" mode instead of "vedit" mode


Version: unspecified
Severity: minor
URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyPage?veaction=edit

Details

Reference
bz50877

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Normal.
bzimport set Reference to bz50877.
He7d3r created this task.Jul 7 2013, 1:28 AM
  • Bug 51178 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

From bug 51178 comment 0:

The veaction parameter is not passed by Special:MyPage, so links like this do
not work: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyPage/sandbox?veaction=edit
See the patch for bug 45219 for the way a similar issue was solved for the
Guided Tours extension.

Change 134788 had a related patch set uploaded by Mattflaschen:
Preserve veaction, vesection on special redirects to wiki pages

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/134788

Change 134788 merged by jenkins-bot:
Preserve veaction, vesection on special redirects to wiki pages

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/134788