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Getting Special:EntityData fails if a slash is appended to the URL
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Description

Sending a request to https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q42/ redirects to https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:EntityData/Q42/ , which issues a Bad Request error:

$ curl https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:EntityData/Q42/ -v
* Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache
*   Trying 91.198.174.192...
* Connected to www.wikidata.org (91.198.174.192) port 443 (#0)
* successfully set certificate verify locations:
*   CAfile: none
  CApath: /etc/ssl/certs
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Client hello (1):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Server hello (2):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, CERT (11):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Server key exchange (12):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Server finished (14):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Client key exchange (16):
* SSLv3, TLS change cipher, Client hello (1):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Finished (20):
* SSLv3, TLS change cipher, Client hello (1):
* SSLv3, TLS handshake, Finished (20):
* SSL connection using TLSv1.2 / ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256
* Server certificate:
* 	 subject: C=US; ST=California; L=San Francisco; O=Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.; CN=*.wikidata.org
* 	 start date: 2014-11-21 18:26:02 GMT
* 	 expire date: 2015-11-22 18:26:02 GMT
* 	 subjectAltName: www.wikidata.org matched
* 	 issuer: C=BE; O=GlobalSign nv-sa; CN=GlobalSign Organization Validation CA - SHA256 - G2
* 	 SSL certificate verify ok.
> GET /wiki/Special:EntityData/Q42/ HTTP/1.1
> User-Agent: curl/7.38.0
> Host: www.wikidata.org
> Accept: */*
> 
< HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
* Server nginx/1.1.19 is not blacklisted
< Server: nginx/1.1.19
< Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:32:52 GMT
< Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
< Transfer-Encoding: chunked
< Connection: keep-alive
< X-Powered-By: HHVM/3.3.1
< X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
< Vary: Accept-Encoding
< X-Varnish: 2237996273, 3783703291, 3806584600
< Via: 1.1 varnish, 1.1 varnish, 1.1 varnish
< Age: 0
< X-Cache: cp1053 miss (0), amssq41 miss (0), amssq54 frontend miss (0)
< Cache-Control: private, s-maxage=0, max-age=0, must-revalidate
< X-Analytics: https=1
< 
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html><head><title>Bad Request</title></head>
<body><h1>Bad Request</h1><p>Invalid ID: Q42/.</p></body></html>
* Connection #0 to host www.wikidata.org left intact

I think it should serve the resource or redirect to https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:EntityData/Q42 instead

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ProgVal created this task.Jan 18 2015, 3:34 PM
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Lydia_Pintscher triaged this task as Normal priority.Jan 19 2015, 11:17 AM
Lydia_Pintscher added a project: Wikidata.
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Lydia_Pintscher added subscribers: JanZerebecki, daniel.
Lydia_Pintscher lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Lowest.Apr 18 2017, 11:03 AM