HRWiki talk:YouTube underscore issues

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[edit] Reason

What is the relevance of this page? I just don't understand why the underscores are important. Someone please explain. I R F 18:25, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Note that ingeneral, we can use internal links to get to youtube videos ([[youtube:somevideoid]]) however, mediawiki filters out underscores as described, the result being that, for example, [[youtube:_Z-C8NU3SVM]] produces an invalid link. — Defender1031*Talk 18:31, 8 March 2010 (UTC)
Furthermore, we are keeping track of these IDs so that if a fix does appear in the future, the links listed can be changed. wbwolf (t | ed) 20:48, 8 March 2010 (UTC)
I see, thanks I R F 10:53, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Other websites

There are issues with other interwiki links as well. Strong Bad replied to a Twitter user whose name started with an underscore, and the link didn't work when I tried to add it to User:Purple Wrench/sandbox. HweEloR.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 03:13, 22 August 2017 (UTC)

Hey Gfdgsgxgzgdrc, I *just* now noticed you mention this Twitter issue. Do you still remember which entry it was? Can you add that to this page under the header "Twitter underscore issues"? Are there other examples buried in the sea of twitter links? Thanks! --Stux 11:41, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
There have been other instances since. Recently I've been marking new ones with comments that say "leading/trailing underscore breaks interwiki link", so they'll turn up in searches. Lira (talk) 15:59, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
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