AbuseFilter variable "new_wikitext" invalid for edits made from the mobile version
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For some edits (I am almost sure that it is only edits are made from the mobile version, i.e. http://<lang_code>.m.wikipedia.org/), the abusefilter variable "new_wikitext" contains only the text of the edited section, while "old_wikitext" contains the full text of the article. As a consequence, there are currently many false positives for filters that trigger on large deletions.

For exemple, the following entry in the log of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:AbuseFilter/30 ("Large deletion from article by new editors") shows a huge deletion:

However, there is no deletion in the actual diff (which is incorrectly tagged with "Tag: blanking"):

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Orlodrim created this task.Via LegacyJul 25 2013, 10:02 PM
hoo added a comment.Via ConduitAug 14 2013, 2:33 PM
  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 52077 ***

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