[Mediawiki-l] Maintaining newline as first line of a template

Tim Starling tstarling at wikimedia.org
Fri Jan 22 03:11:27 UTC 2010

Jack D. Pond wrote:
> MW 1.15.1 (and before)
> Does anyone know what causes this and how to remedy?
> Wiki code only recognizes table commands ("{|", "|-", "|}") when they begin
> on a new line.  Therefore if your template is using these commands, the
> first line of your template MUST be a newline - otherwise the wiki code is
> likely to be continued on the line in which it is referenced.

The bug 529 hack should make this unnecessary, if the template starts
with {|. The bug report is a bit vague, but search Parser.php for "bug
529" to see what I mean.

What is the template invocation code?

-- Tim Starling

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