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Bug 138 - interwiki link to minnan
interwiki link to minnan
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 115
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Interwiki links (Other open bugs)
All All
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-08-16 06:05 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2006-02-05 14:54 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Timwi 2004-08-16 06:05:35 UTC
Originally submitted by Tomos (wiki_tomos)  2004-06-28 04:23

I am not sure where I am supposed to report this. 
Appreciate if you can tell me where to, if not here. 

Feature request? Wikitech-l? Or perhaps anyone of 
these is acceptable.

Anyhow, it was pointed out that interwiki links to minnan 
wikipedia does not work. Minnan is a dialect of chenese, 
and there may be no ISO language code.

According to

the wikipedia is currently at

------------------------- Additional comments ------------------------
Date: 2004-07-12 03:16
Sender: nobody
Logged In: NO 

For an example of a non-working Minnan interlanguage link, see:

Many other examples exist.
Date: 2004-08-07 03:43
Sender: SF user vibber

What is the correct localized name to display in the language
link list?
Date: 2004-08-11 09:19
Sender: SF user jarsyl

Currently interlanguage links to the
site seem to work (I can't read Minnan) but are also being
displayed for everyone to see on their origin pages. The
"current events" page at is one such
example. It seems the non-standard (longer than two letters)
language code is throwing things off.
Date: 2004-08-11 09:28
Sender: SF user vibber

The reason it doesn't show with the language links is that it's
not defined
in the language names table. Someone needs to decide what the 
appropriate name text should be so we can add it once and for
Date: 2004-08-11 09:57
Sender: SF user jarsyl

As someone who doesn't understand the Minnan dialect, and so
who doesn't really have a right to make this decision, I
would like to propose "minnan" as the name text, since that
is what is used in the URL for the relevant Wikipedia (and
in fact is what is used in the interlanguage links as well). 
Date: 2004-08-12 14:54
Sender: SF user hashar

According to the ./languages/names.php the minnan
translation is :

Date: 2004-08-13 02:40
Sender: SF user wikipedian

According to the 'native
name' is Blor Bl-ghe minnan Wikipedia
itself writes Blg we should use it:
Date: 2004-08-16 08:03
Sender: SF user timwi

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Comment 1 Addicted 2004-08-16 12:21:42 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 115 ***

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