VisualEditor: <nowiki> tags not deleted when surrounding element or text is deleted
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User Atethnekos at en.wp reports:
"If in the source code there is <<nowwiki/>blockquote>, and in VE I select "<blockquote>" and delete it, when I save the <nowiki/> is left behind in the source code."

See https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User%3AThryduulf%2Fsandbox2&diff=565596201&oldid=565596137 for an example in by sandbox. Further testing shows that it also happens with other tags and even with plain text:
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User%3AThryduulf%2Fsandbox2&diff=565596772&oldid=565596703


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

bzimport set Reference to bz51950.
Thryduulf created this task.Via LegacyJul 24 2013, 10:27 AM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJul 26 2013, 10:59 PM

This is the same as bug 47678, which now fixed in some code we created this week, but unfortunately that has an issue, bug 51948 which is preventing wider deployment. Hopefully we'll get that fixed next week.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 47678 ***

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