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Item6303: Broken links result when Interwiki shortcut conflicts with topic name

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I'm calling this an Engine bug because TWiki is rendering something it should be leaving alone.

Broken links result when Interwiki shortcut conflicts with topic name


We have an Interwiki shortcut, CMR defined as


The user also has a topic named CMR in his web.

Use of the following Interwiki code


resulted in a broken link, in which one a href is embedded in another a href and TWiki attempted to link part of the Interwiki result to the named topic.

<a href="http://cm.ops/requests.php?action=viewrequest&cmr_id=214258" title="CM.ops  <a href="/view/Abuse/CMR" class="twikiLink">CMRs</a>" class="interwikiLink">CMR:214258</a>  

-- TWiki:Main/VickiBrown - 18 Aug 2009

Summary Broken links result when Interwiki shortcut conflicts with topic name
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.VickiBrown
Codebase 4.2.4
SVN Range TWiki-5.0.0, Sat, 18 Apr 2009, build 18024
AppliesTo Engine
Component InterwikiPlugin
Priority Normal
CurrentState New


TargetRelease n/a

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Topic revision: r2 - 2009-08-21 - VickiBrown
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