With the Web visual editor, what you see is not what you get.
Safari on iOS 8.2 on iPad in landscape.
I go to https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montr%C3%A9al
At the beginning, are the refs: 5, 6, 7, 8
I click modifier.
I edit the article with the Web visual editor.
Now, these refs are: , , , 
- The numbers have changed. This is incorrect. Editing refs is already difficult. Inconsistent numbers make editing refs a puzzle.
- The refs now have . This makes me think that saving my edit will put refs with  in the article, but the saved article does not get the refs with . Actually, I prefer the refs with the .
It would be nice to have the refs keep their number.
Having the refs keep their  would be nice too.