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Exact search for titles using php meta / escape characters
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Author: gangleri

Description:
Hallo!

This bug relates to titles mentioned at
Bug 4598: Order of title recognition and bold / italic rendering should be reversed

Exact search for *G''t* etc. should be possible regardles how google search works.

The actual results return false positives. The bug's url should identify / find
[[de:user:Gangleri/tests/G''t]] as soon as search indexes are updated.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
URL: http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&ns2=1&search=G%27%27t&fulltext=Search

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Reference
bz4601

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Lowest.Nov 21 2014, 9:05 PM
bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-Search.
bzimport set Reference to bz4601.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).

gangleri wrote:

more test cases are available at
[[de:user:Gangleri/tests#search_links]]
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/user:Gangleri/tests#search_links

gangleri wrote:

Hallo!

*strange*
search *excluding* the "Talk" namespace
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spezial:Search?
ns0=1&ns2=1&ns3=1&ns4=1&ns5=1&ns6=1&ns7=1&ns8=1&ns9=1&ns10=1&ns11=1&ns12=1&
ns13=1&ns14=1&ns15=1&ns100=1&ns101=1&search=G%27%27t&fulltext=Suche

shows *more* results (Ergebnisse 1–20 von 88)
then search *including* the "Talk" namespace
(Ergebnisse 1–20 von 56)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spezial:Search?
ns0=1&ns1=1&ns2=1&ns3=1&ns4=1&ns5=1&ns6=1&ns7=1&ns8=1&ns9=1&ns10=1&ns11=1&n
s12=1&ns13=1&ns14=1&ns15=1&ns100=1&ns101=1&search=G%27%27t&fulltext=Suche

How does this bug relate to
Bug 1036: Search doesn't handle special characters correctly
marked as FIXED

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]

This isn't something that can be done very efficiently, and is at best a niche issue. Toolserver tools should be able to take care of this adequately for now.