[MediaWiki-l] Searching media wiki for IP addresses

Joseph Spenner joseph85750 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 3 20:06:20 UTC 2013


On Mar 3, 2013, at 12:47 PM, Benjamin Lees <emufarmers at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 4:17 PM, Joseph Spenner <joseph85750 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm curious why pages containing IP addresses in their content don't turn up on searches for those IP addresses.
> 
> They do.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&profile=default&search=127.0.0.1&fulltext=Search
> https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=13.0.0.0&fulltext=Search  
> 

Perhaps THE Wikipedia does, but try it on your own installation.
Anyone else seen this behavior?

Here are some posts about it:
   http://www.mail-archive.com/mediawiki-l@lists.wikimedia.org/msg07771.html
    http://www.mwusers.com/forums/showthread.php?6672-Searching-IP-addresses-in-Wiki-text



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