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Bug 18777 - Always use [[Special:Preferences|{{int:preferences}}]]
Always use [[Special:Preferences|{{int:preferences}}]]
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
1.16.x
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2009-05-12 22:19 UTC by Dan Jacobson
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:06 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Dan Jacobson 2009-05-12 22:19:09 UTC
Please just use |{{int:preferences}}]] instead of
 $ cd messages; perl -nlwe 'for(/\Q[[Special:Preferences\E.*\]/g){print}' MessagesEn.php
 [[Special:Preferences|{{SITENAME}} preferences]]
 [[Special:Preferences|account preferences]]
 [[Special:Preferences|user preferences]]
 [[Special:Preferences|user preferences]]
 [[Special:Preferences|preferences]]
 [[Special:Preferences|your user preferences]]
 [[Special:Preferences|user preferences]]
 Same for other languages too. Speaking of which,
 $ perl -nlwe "if(/'welcome/../',$/)"'{$h{$ARGV}.=$_}END{for(keys %h){$q++ if $h{$_}!~/SITENAME/}print $q}' *
 36
 of them mention {{SITENAME}} in the welcome string. Perhaps don't.
 $ perl -nlwe "if(/'welcome/../',$/)"'{$h{$ARGV}.=$_}END{for(keys %h){$q++ if $h{$_}!~/Preferences/}print $q}' *
 94
 of them give a link. The rest should too.

 OK, let's have a look at a few:
 $ perl -nlwe "if(/'welcome/../',$/){print}" *Zh*
 'welcomecreation'            => '== 欢迎, $1! ==

  您的账户已经建立,不要忘记设置[[Special:Preferences|{{SITENAME}}的个人参数]]。',
 'welcomecreation'            => '<h2>歡迎,$1!</h2><p>您的帳號已經建立,不要忘記設置[[Special:Preferences|{{SITENAME}}個人參數]]。</p>',
 'welcomecreation'            => '<h2>歡迎,$1!</h2><p>您的帳號已經建立,不要忘記設置{{SITENAME}}個人參數。</p>',
 We observe wide variation.
Comment 1 Niklas Laxström 2009-05-13 07:26:12 UTC
Plain words are easier for translators and don't cause problems with grammar. The rest seems just to random things piggy-bagged in the bug report, which are just about the fact that not all translations are maintained and 100% up-to-date. 

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