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Bug 11194 - ZH wikipedia won't use EN preferences!
ZH wikipedia won't use EN preferences!
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 10837
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User preferences (Other open bugs)
1.11.x
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-09-05 11:53 UTC by Dan Jacobson
Modified: 2007-09-05 15:16 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Dan Jacobson 2007-09-05 11:53:47 UTC
The challenge: create an account on http://zh.wikipedia.org/ , change
the language (介面語言) to English in your preferences, then hope to see the
navigation of pages in English. You know, the same effect as uselang=en.

It won't work.
You'll have to logout first even if you want to see e.g.,
http://zh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Jidanni&uselang=en
in English mode.

Purging won't help. P.S. my  字體變換 choice was zh-tw (no "en" to
choose from there.)

Tried logging out/back in. Nothing cached at my end too.
Comment 1 Dan Jacobson 2007-09-05 11:58:54 UTC
P.S.: My home wiki doesn't act that way, then again it doesn't have the 5 different choices of 字體變換 Chinese variants -- where the problem must lie. I.e., ZH Wikipedia probably assumes all _logged in_ users wan't navigation in Chinese.
Whereas plain MediaWiki does not have this problem.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2007-09-05 15:16:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 10837 ***

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