[Mediawiki-l] Ampersand strips rest of page title in MW 1.4 installation

Tim Pritlove tim at ccc.de
Thu Jun 30 10:24:02 UTC 2005


On 29.06.2005, at 19:35, Brion Vibber wrote:

> Tim Pritlove wrote:
>
>> another weird problem with my upgraded MW 1.4 installation (from  
>> 1.3).
>>
>> Pages that contain an Ampersand no longer show up. Whenever I  
>> click  on
>> a link to that page, it strips the page title beginning from the
>> Ampersand resulting in an unknown page name.
>>
>> This installation runs on a computer and database setup that
>> succesfully hosts the old 1.3 version where ampersands are not a   
>> problem.
>>
>> Any hints what this might be?
>>
>
> Are you using Apache rewrite rules? Are they different? What are they,
> exactly?
>

Hi,

i use rewriting. The rules are:

         <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
                 RewriteEngine On
                 RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} ^TRACE
                 RewriteRule .* - [F]
                 RewriteRule ^/wiki/?(.*)$ /mediawiki/index.php?title= 
$1 [L]
         </IfModule>


Greetings
Tim

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