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Bug 10964 - Magic word to expose user's language variant preference
Magic word to expose user's language variant preference
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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: 19217 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-08-17 04:47 UTC by 百楽兎
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description 百楽兎 2007-08-17 04:47:07 UTC
In Chinese Wiki projects, such as Chinese Wikipedia, they are using "Automatic conversion between simplified and traditional Chinese" system to solve the problem of conversion between Simp. and Trad. Chinese. Besides UI language, they also can select which Chinese they want to see in their "preference" setting. The setting is called "Variant", and only has five values: zh, zh-cn, zh-tw, zh-hk, zh-sg.

We recently found it would be very useful if there is a new magic word which can catch users's Variant setting. The new magic word will help us solve many conversion problems and arguments.
Comment 1 Shinjiman 2007-08-17 12:11:23 UTC
There are not only Chinese languages (zh) using variants, another languages like Serbian (sr) or Kazakh (kk) languages, their variant value are useful when they can be catched. Please note this problem is related to the bug 10837, the "Variant" value overriding the "Language" value.
Comment 2 Rob Church 2007-08-28 17:09:37 UTC
Same issues as bug 2085.
Comment 3 Splarka 2009-06-15 23:45:40 UTC
*** Bug 19217 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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