VisualEditor: Present the wikitext warning to users writing <ref> tags
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Description

Intention:
To add a ref (incorrectly, by typing out the wikicode)

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Open a page.
  2. Type <ref>Whatever</ref>
  3. Discover that there is no warning about wikitext markup being detected.

Actual Results:
Nothing.

Expected Results:
It should display the same wikitext markup warning that typing ''' produces.

Reproducible: Always


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

bzimport set Reference to bz56755.
Whatamidoing-WMF created this task.Via LegacyNov 8 2013, 1:46 AM
gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitNov 8 2013, 1:47 AM

Change 94311 had a related patch set uploaded by Catrope:
Add <ref> tags to wikitext detection regex

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/94311

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitNov 8 2013, 6:56 PM

Change 94311 merged by jenkins-bot:
Add <ref> tags to wikitext detection regex

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/94311

Ryasmeen added a comment.Via ConduitNov 15 2013, 8:42 PM

Verified in test2 with Firfox 25 on MAC OS X 10.8.5.
Example test page:
https://test2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verify_56274

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