VisualEditor: Automatically remove empty ref tags (and refuse to insert new ones)
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Description

If you add an empty, unnamed reference in wikitext ("<ref />"), then you get an empty, invalid reference.

If you add an empty, unnamed reference in VisualEditor (Insert>Reference, then "Add reference" without typing anything), then you get an empty, invalid reference.

VisualEditor should do better than wikitext: it should detect empty, unnamed ref tags and refuse to insert them.


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bzimport set Reference to bz61503.
Whatamidoing-WMF created this task.Via LegacyFeb 18 2014, 6:07 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJun 26 2014, 12:40 AM

We fixed this a while ago. Sorry for the slow triage!

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