[Mediawiki-l] Edit conflict unicode bug?

P. Kerim friedman kerim.mail at oxus.net
Fri Jul 30 20:29:00 UTC 2004


If I can reproduce it I will file a full report with all the info you 
requested. I'll try later, when I have time. FYI: I'm using OmniWeb 
5beta on mac OS X. (Which uses the Apple WebKit.)



On Jul 30, 2004, at 3:26 PM, Brion Vibber wrote:

> P. Kerim friedman wrote:
>> I think I found a but in MediaWiki. When presented with an "edit 
>> conflict" screen for editing a page twice too quickly I guess, it 
>> stripped out all the unicode information from the page. All Chinese 
>> characters were replaced with ????
> Version, configuration, language settings? Set for Chinese or English? 
> Unicode or Latin-1? Raw Unicode text or 〹 numeric entities? 
> Which browser are you using? Can you reproduce this effect regularly? 
> If so, can you provide an exact set of steps to do so?
> I could not reproduce this in 1.3.0beta5 set for English/Unicode, with 
> raw Unicode Chinese text, using Firefox 0.8.
> -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)
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