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Bug 11482 - Interwiki and interlanguage links must use lowercase codes
Interwiki and interlanguage links must use lowercase codes
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
1.12.x
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M:TG
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Reported: 2007-09-28 05:06 UTC by seahen123
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Description seahen123 2007-09-28 05:06:25 UTC
I suggest that interwiki and interlanguage links, at least those with codes less than four letters long, function only if the code is in lowercase -- and not at all in direct URL entry -- if the server admin so chooses. This would accommodate abbreviations such as M:TG and ST:DS9, and I've yet to see an intentional interwiki or interlanguage link on en.wikipedia that didn't already comply.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-09-28 15:36:09 UTC
That would lead to a very inconsistent namespace which I'd be very leery of supporting.

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