[Mediawiki-l] Recent parser change regarding tildes in comments?

Brion Vibber brion at wikimedia.org
Mon Jan 28 22:59:04 UTC 2008

Thomas Dalton wrote:
> Has the parser just been changed with regards to tildes (~~~~) inside
> HTML comments? It appears they used to be ignored, and are now
> suddenly being replaced en masse the next time someone edits the page
> (and can't be easily reverted - it just changes the sig to the
> reverter's instead). See
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_creation/2006-06-02-early
> for an example.

I believe this has been since resolved.

-- brion vibber (brion @ wikimedia.org)

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