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New internal links on /w/index.php?… pages are created relative to /w/ not /wiki/ in the context menu and so fail to go anywhere useful
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Description

Steps to reproduce:

1.Open a page with VE
2.Insert a link for the article Barack Obama
3.Now open the preview interface link dialog and click on the link from there

Observes Result:
It loads the page http://en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/w/Barack_obama on a different tab instead of http://en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/wiki/Barack_obama

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Event Timeline

Ryasmeen raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
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Ryasmeen triaged this task as High priority.Mar 2 2015, 7:38 PM
Ryasmeen set Security to None.
Jdforrester-WMF renamed this task from Clicking on the link from the new preview interface link dialogue opens a "404-page not found"page instead of opening the article to New internal links on /w/index.php?… pages are created relative to /w/ not /wiki/ in the context menu and so fail to go anywhere useful.Mar 3 2015, 11:47 PM
Jdforrester-WMF lowered the priority of this task from High to Medium.Mar 4 2015, 1:39 AM