[Mediawiki-l] "Special Pages" appear in user's "Contributions" page

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Fri Apr 16 17:48:09 UTC 2004

On Apr 16, 2004, at 09:31, Tom Veidt wrote:
> a user from my Wiki just noticed a strange behavior: "Special Pages"  
> which he visits appear in his "Contributions" page even though he  
> hasn't edited anything on these pages. The same also happens on my  
> Contributions page.
> See here for an example:
> http://mozilla.bric.de/wiki/index.php?title=Spezial: 
> Contributions&target=Digitus
> Also notice the exclamation mark in the article names, e.g.: "Das  
> Deutsche Mozilla-Wiki:!Dead-end pages". Is this a bug or on purpose?  
> It's a relatively new Wiki and I haven't noticed this behavior before.  
> But that looks like a bug to us.

This looks like the cached output storage for some special pages. Those  
probably shouldn't be saved with a user id attached...

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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