Allow italic and bold in MediaViewer descriptions
completed by: Geoffrey Mon
mentors: Gergő Tisza
MediaViewer displays images with associated metadata on top of wiki pages. Various image information (author, source, caption, description) is collected from HTML pages, stripped of most formatting, and displayed below the image.
The stripping is too strict: currently it only allows links, but it should allow italic/bold text as well. Modify the logic to make that happen. Most of the information handling is in the mmv.ui.metadataPanel module.
This is T69887 in Wikimedia's issue tracker.
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