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Bug 27364 - Extend the functionality of {{GENDER:}}
Extend the functionality of {{GENDER:}}
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
1.18.x
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: i18n
Depends on:
Blocks: gender
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Reported: 2011-02-12 16:12 UTC by Leinad
Modified: 2012-08-22 10:33 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Leinad 2011-02-12 16:12:04 UTC
Currently I can customise wiki project using {{GENDER:}} only in MediaWiki: messages, but in the same way I can't do it for example on Help: pages.

MediaWiki messages provide variables like $1 with username, example: {{gender:$1|male form|female form}}.

In the same way I would like customise Help: pages, but now it is not possible. If it is possible please:
* extend the functionality of {{GENDER:}} - if I leave empty username, show proper gender form for currently loged in user, example: {{gender:|male form|female form}}, or
* create new magic word like {{MYUSERNAME}}, example: {{gender:{{MYUSERNAME}}|male form|female form}}.
Comment 1 Niklas Laxström 2011-02-19 09:32:08 UTC
It was specifically designed to work in a way that avoids cache fragmentation.
It would be relatively easy to change the behavior, if this feature was seen more important that preventing cache fragmentation.
Comment 2 Niklas Laxström 2011-02-20 16:11:14 UTC
See also comments at http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:Code/MediaWiki/78201
Comment 3 Leinad 2011-08-25 18:35:07 UTC
*** Bug 30569 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Gustronico 2011-08-26 15:27:18 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> *** Bug 30569 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

I think you're wrong Leinad. This bug asks for 'current user' detection (ie. the user who is actually viewing the page); while in bug 30569 I request default detection of 'page owner's username' (the user whose personal page includes the function).
The {{MYUSERNAME}} magic word you've requested is usually known as {{CURRENTUSER}}, and is already requested and discused in bug 4196 and many other duplicates.
Comment 5 Gustronico 2011-08-26 15:28:22 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 4196 ***
Comment 6 Leinad 2011-08-26 17:13:36 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> 
> *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 4196 ***

The main idea of this is to "Extend the functionality of {{GENDER:}}", so reopened.
Comment 7 Siebrand Mazeland 2012-08-22 10:33:33 UTC
WONTFIX per comment 1.

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