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VisualEditor: Reference list is getting copied as bullet list instead as <references/> while doing copypaste from Chrome to FF
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Screenshot of the error

Steps to reproduce:

1.Open a page with VE in Chrome Browser which has references list in it
2.Copy the references list with the reference.For example copy the following:
<references />
3.Open another page in FireFox with VE
4.Paste the copied reference and reference list
5.Save the page

Observed Result:
The reference list got copied as bullet list rather than as <references/>

The resulting wikitext is as follows:


Test Environment:
Browser: Chrome Version 26.0.1410.65 & FF 25
OS: MAC OS X 10. 8. 5
Chrome Page:
FF Page:

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal


Screen_Shot_2013-12-31_at_2.02.53_PM.png (313×1 px, 78 KB)



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 2:40 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz59171.

Change 108680 had a related patch set uploaded by Esanders:
Protect RDFa attributes from obliteration

Change 108680 merged by jenkins-bot:
Protect RDFa attributes from obliteration

Still getting this issue on betalabs.

Copied Reference list from this page:

Pasted on the page:

The resulting wikitext is:

  1. reference

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