Recently, there was a discussion on a bug (“UNIQ key exposed”
) about the priority setting I had
given the bug.
It was part of the problems I found in Bugzilla last December and
gathered into a tracking bug (https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/26213
It looks like I made the wrong decision on #14562 since it was part of
an extension that, while deployed on enwiki, wasn't likely to be
When I was discussing this with Robla, he suggested I ask about this on
wikitech-l, so here goes:
There are at least four bugs live on Wikipedia that leave really ugly
UNIQ strings in the wikitext. I've created a demonstration of them on
my wiki page: http://hexm.de/4x
The bug numbers are on the page linked to their entry in Bugzilla.
I suppose these are all linked to the parser work that Brion & co are
currently working on, but the arrival of the new parser 6 months to a
year or more away (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Future/Parser_plan
I'd like to get these sort of parser issues sorted out now.
For those more familar with the current parser: how can those developers
who are less experienced start fixing the problem? How important are