VisualEditor: URLs followed immediately by {{templates}} are un-editable alienated content, because they're mw:ExpandedAttrs


Reproducible: Always


cannot be edited in VisualEditor. It should be processed as two pieces: one external link that is followed immediately by one template. Instead, it is presented as a single block of unknown/un-editable/alienated content.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

bzimport added a project: VisualEditor-DataModel.Via ConduitNov 22 2014, 3:13 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz65362.
Whatamidoing-WMF created this task.Via LegacyMay 15 2014, 7:01 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitMay 15 2014, 7:12 PM

Caused by mw:ExpandedAttrs from Parsoid.



<a data-mw="…" typeof="mw:ExpandedAttrs" about="#mwt2" rel="mw:ExtLink" href="" data-parsoid="…"></a>

Catrope added a comment.Via ConduitMay 16 2014, 9:45 PM

Supposedly the reason for this is that{{echo|/index.php}} would produce a link to , rather than a link followed by text. But it depends on what the template outputs; if the output starts with a space or a newline this won't happen. Maybe Parsoid is being a bit too trigger-happy with mw:ExpandedAttrs in the second case?

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task to Backlog on the VisualEditor workboard.Via WebNov 24 2014, 4:24 PM

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