VisualEditor: Switching out the image clears the "link" parameter
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Description

Steps to reproduce:

  • Went to my user page, mw:User:Adamw .
  • Clicked "Edit" to use the VisualEditor.
  • Clicked the thumbnail at the top, to edit.
  • Clicked the image title to open the editor dialog.
  • Clicked "Choose a different image".
  • Pasted the name of an image into the search field, and selected my image.
  • Apply changes.
  • Save chages to page.

This all seemed to go swimmingly, until I looked at the diff:

https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=User%3AAdamw&diff=1246151&oldid=1041988

The "link" parameter is missing.

Client system: Linux, FF 32.0.3


Version: unspecified
Severity: minor

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awight created this task.Oct 30 2014, 8:18 AM

I gave it a second try, and went to add the missing parameter with VE. It was not supported anywhere...

(In reply to Adam Wight from comment #1)

I gave it a second try, and went to add the missing parameter with VE. It
was not supported anywhere...

Indeed. This is an exceptionally rare piece of wikitext we don't support yet.