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VisualEditor not parsing SpamBlacklist error message
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Description

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 :(

Krenair claimed this task.Jun 30 2015, 3:29 PM

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

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/221867

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Change 221867 merged by jenkins-bot:
Parse SpamBlacklist error on the server-side

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/221867