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Bug 13489 - Special pages: Allow using templates / adding interwiki links
Special pages: Allow using templates / adding interwiki links
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
1.13.x
All All
: Low enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Templat...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-03-24 08:29 UTC by Purodha Blissenbach
Modified: 2012-08-14 01:42 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Purodha Blissenbach 2008-03-24 08:29:01 UTC
This is a followup to bug 12519

Using templates with parameters seems to work in many messages in many special pages now.

In some cases it fails, however, or does not work as intended. There is a template in kshwiki, the Wikipedia of Ripuarian languages, Template:Navvi_Wikkipedijas_All, which is being used so as to add interlanguage links to special pages. It is mostly inserted into the MediaWiki:*-summary messages of most special pages; but occasionally in another message, when a -summary message does not exist. (Btw., it would imho preferrable to have a separate MediaWiki:*-something-message for the template/interlanguage link stuff. Squeezing different things into one text is always a bad idea. Having to make a copy of a message text, which is local to the wiki, while the text itself does not need to be different from the standard text at all, ruling out all corrections and enhancements made to the message by developers, appears not productive to me.)

For some special pages, a way has still to be found, to incorporate interlanguage links, or make template inclusions work, or make template parameters work, respectively. Here is a list of pages in the MediaWiki name space which I have tried, and the corresponging special pages not showing interlanguage links:

MediaWiki:Allpages-summary
Special:Allpages

MediaWiki:Booksources-summary
Special:Booksources

MediaWiki:Sitematrix-summary
Special:Sitematrix

MediaWiki:Crossnamespacelinks-summary
Spezial:CrossNamespaceLinks

MediaWiki:Expand templates intro
MediaWiki:Expand templates-summary
MediaWiki:ExpandTemplates-summary
Special:ExpandTemplates

MediaWiki:Cite-summary
Special:Cite

MediaWiki:Logout-summary
MediaWiki:Logouttext
Sepcial:Logout

MediaWiki:ParserDiffTest-summary
MediaWiki:Parserdifftest-summary
Spezial:ParserDiffTest

MediaWiki:Renameuser-summary
Spezial:Renameuser

MediaWiki:Deletedcontributions-summary
Spezial:Deletedcontributions

I have not investigated in depth, why the template generated interlanguage links do not render. Thus actual reasons may vary. Certainly interlange links are not honored in each type of message from the MediaWiki name space when used inside a special page; although they always show when you look at the respective message on its page in the MediaWiki name spage.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2008-03-24 20:14:14 UTC
AFAIK interlanguage links are not available on *any* Special: page.

Can you show one where it is?
Comment 2 Purodha Blissenbach 2008-03-27 11:35:01 UTC
Here it is working now as intended:

http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Allpages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BrokenRedirects
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Categories
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:CategoryTree
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:DeadEndPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Disambiguations
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:DoubleRedirects
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Export
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ImageList
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:FilePath
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Gadgets
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:NewImages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:SiteMatrix
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:IpBlockList
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ListRedirects
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UserLogin
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Logs
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:LongPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MimeSearch
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MostLinkedCategories
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MostImages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MostLinked
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MostLinkedTemplates
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WatchList
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:NewPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:AncientPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:LonelyPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:FewestRevisions
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MostCategories
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MostRevisions
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WithoutInterwiki
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Preferences
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ProtectedPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ProtectedTitles
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:RecentChanges
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:FileDuplicateSearch
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:LinkSearch
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ShortPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Statistics
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UncategorizedCategories
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UncategorizedImages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UncategorizedPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UncategorizedTemplates
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UnusedCategories
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UnusedImages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UnusedTemplates
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UpLoad
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ListUsers
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Version
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WantedCategories
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WantedPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WhatLinksHere
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BlockUser
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:DeletedContributions
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MakeBot
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Import
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MakeSysOp
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UnWatchedPages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UserRights
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Undelete

but not here (Updated list):

http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Booksources
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Cite
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:CrossNamespaceLinks
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ExpandTemplates
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:ParserDiffTest
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:AllMessages
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BoardVote
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UserLogout
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:RenameUser
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MergeAccount

There was no point in making these work:

http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random
http://ksh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:RandomRedirect
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2009-01-07 18:05:43 UTC
Bumping for bug day -- check which may still be borked.
Comment 4 Niklas Laxström 2009-06-19 12:18:57 UTC
Moving to special pages, not really i18n related.
Comment 5 Daniel Friesen 2012-08-09 16:41:46 UTC
Rather than templates this looks more like a request for all special pages to have implicit language links for every language link in the table.
Comment 6 Helder 2012-08-14 01:42:40 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> Rather than templates this looks more like a request for all special pages to
> have implicit language links for every language link in the table.

+1

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