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Bug 2030 - anomalies in the "Navigation" menue while selecting a different language interface in [[Special:Preferences]]
anomalies in the "Navigation" menue while selecting a different language inte...
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://lt.wikipedia.org/
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: 4088 (view as bug list)
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-04-30 20:19 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2005-11-27 09:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-04-30 20:19:18 UTC
Halló!

Normaly (99%) I use the same interface as the languages of the wiki's.

I noticed that the numbers of items in the "Navigation" menue differs between
the wikis:

# 5 items: [[lt:]], ...
# 6 items: [[en:]], [[he:]], ...
# 7 items: [[et:]], [[lv:]], [[ro:]], ...

If you change the user interface to another language then the une used for the
wiki you maigth have the following anomalous situations:

a) if you look at [[lt:]] with the interface in Romanian language you will see
'''more'' items then available: 7 not 5
b) if you look at [[ro:]] with the interface in Latvian language you will see
'''less'' items then available: 5 not 7

c) Because lack of coordination you will follow a link which maight be
"''labeled''" differntly, it maight have another '''content''' then you expect.

Example:

* The seccond navigation item at [[en:]] is [[en:Wikipedia:Community Portal]]
linked to [[de:Wikipedia:Portal]] linked to [[ca:Portada]] (in the article
namespace).

* The last is the first navigation item at [[ca:]]. The seccond navigation item
at [[ca:]] is [[ca:Viquipèdia:La taverna]] linked to [[en:Wikipedia:Village
pump]] and [[de:Wikipedia:Forum]].

According to my opinion harmonising the wiki's would be the most suitable solution.

I have no idea about how to solve the problem "with software". Interlanguage
links have improuved but there are still many conflicts regarding these pages as
one can see. ([[ca:Portada]] maight be linked to [[en:Main Page]],
[[de:Hauptseite]] etc.

Regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]

P.S. Please follow and or contribute to the discussion about this issue at
[[meta:Talk:Wikimedia projects]]. Thanks in advance!
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-04-30 22:32:57 UTC
lt has the community portal and current events links explicitly disabled:
http://lt.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Portal
http://lt.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Currentevents
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-06-16 18:25:11 UTC
this bug is referred at bug 2424 comment 8 "Sidebar should be kept KISS (simple)"
Comment 3 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-27 07:29:33 UTC
reopened as
Bug 4088: preserve navigation and toolbox links regardless of select user interface
Comment 4 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-27 07:31:16 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4088 ***
Comment 5 Brion Vibber 2005-11-27 07:55:52 UTC
*** Bug 4088 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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