[Mediawiki-l] curious little bug

Steven Dick kg4ydw at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 12:42:50 UTC 2008


On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Brion Vibber <brion at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> > <input type='hidden' value="+\" name="wpEditToken" />
>
> Nothing fishy there -- the "+\" are stuck on the edit token to help
> protect against bots which don't parse HTML correctly.


I've had to add & to that list.  There's a bot out there that truncates
pages containing &


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