Edit broke page and entered a non printing character (♙/pawn) for a block of existing text
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Description

Author: bugzilla.wikimedia.org

Description:
See http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cricket_in_Scotland&diff=565101358&oldid=563544475

The not printing char ♙ was entered instead of my edit (some new text and a couple of references)

Also the first words that I typed and then deleted were inserted and the intervening text was deleted.

Using Firefox 22 under

ronald@ronald-xubuntu:~$ uname -a
Linux ronald-xubuntu 3.2.0-48-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 6 19:43:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


Version: unspecified
Severity: major
OS: Linux
Platform: PC
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cricket_in_Scotland&diff=565101358&oldid=563544475
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51532

Details

Reference
bz51762

I cant reproduce this using the steps given, but it is likely to be one of the 'pawn' bugs already raised. Did you use Control-Z during this edit?

Inez added a comment.Jul 22 2013, 9:37 PM

@RonaldDuncan: Thanks for the bug report. Could you please attach step by step instruction for reproducing it? Thanks.

I'm going to close this as "WORKSFORME" due to the inability to reproduce, and as there are a number of other bugs around pawning which have been fixed since this was filed that might have been the issue.

If you can recreate, please feel free to re-open this bug, however.

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