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Bug 4103 - "-" should not overwrite "titles" form [[MediaWiki:Sidebar]]
"-" should not overwrite "titles" form [[MediaWiki:Sidebar]]
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-11-28 20:04 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2006-04-20 03:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-28 20:04:31 UTC
Hallo!

This is a special case of
Bug 2030: anomalies in the "Navigation" menue while selecting a different
language interface in [[Special:Preferences]]
and its duplicate
Bug 4088: preserve navigation and toolbox links regardless of select user interface

The screen dump http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/attachment.cgi?id=1109 ilustrates
the problem. If you want to reproduce the mentioned behaviour log in at
http://test.wikipedia.jp/ and select 'he' as user intrface.

What happened:
http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/*checkout*/wikipedia/phase3/languages/LanguageHe.php
shows that
"currentevents" => "-",
is the "MediaWiki default value" for 'he'.

To my understanding when changing the interface to another language *available
translations* for "titles" from the navigation and toolbox (defined in
[[MediaWiki:Sidebar]]) should be displayed.

What works until now: If no translation exists the untranslated "title" from the
"MediaWiki:Sidebar" is preserved.

What should be changed: A translation as "-" should be regarded as "invalid". To
my understanding it should not mather if it comes from the LanguageXx.php file
or from a "local" MediaWiki:Foo/xx as 
http://test.wikipedia.jp/w/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Currentevents/he (which is
not the case at http://test.wikipedia.jp/ ).

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-11-28 20:07:20 UTC
You should never use "-" for the link _text_. Set it for the link _target_ to disable it.

The older code was not very consistent about this, but with multiple language selection it 
has to be this way.
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-12-01 23:47:00 UTC
posted a note at [[he:שיחת ויקיפדיה:מפעיל מערכת#MediaZilla:04103]]
Comment 3 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-12-27 22:56:43 UTC
posted a note at [[lt:project_talk:Administratoriai#MediaZilla:04103]]
Comment 4 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-12-27 23:29:19 UTC
posted a note at [[pl:project_talk:Administratorzy#MediaZilla:04103]]
Comment 5 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-12-27 23:44:03 UTC
posted a note at [[sv:project_talk:Administratörer#MediaZilla:04103]]
Comment 7 Rotem Liss 2006-04-18 10:51:50 UTC
Resolved Invalid – it's not a bug. (By the way, "currentevents" is now fixed.)
Comment 8 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-04-20 03:50:54 UTC
(In reply to comment #7)
> Resolved Invalid – it's not a bug. (By the way, "currentevents" is now fixed.)

This is a configuration / validation issue. Thanks for the fix in
MessagesHe.php. However some other languages would generate "-" in navigation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Sidebar?uselang=pa

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