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VisualEditor not parsing SpamBlacklist error message
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Steps to reproduce:

  1. Insert a link to something on the spam blacklist. (At en.wp, anything in the examiner dot com domain will do.)
  2. Try to save the page.
  3. See the horrible mess.

Please make the horrible mess go away.

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Legoktm renamed this task from Fix the error message mess for users who trigger the spam blacklist to VisualEditor not parsing SpamBlacklist error message.May 20 2015, 8:44 PM
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This would be because the wiki you're editing has customised MediaWiki:Spamprotectiontext in a way which can't be properly supported by VisualEditor.

I guess we'll just have to add a hack to parse the message on the server :(

Change 221867 had a related patch set uploaded (by Alex Monk):
Parse SpamBlacklist error on the server-side

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from To Triage to TR1: Releases on the VisualEditor board.
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Change 221867 merged by jenkins-bot:
Parse SpamBlacklist error on the server-side