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Bug 5146 - Separator in recent changes list is hardcoded
Separator in recent changes list is hardcoded
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
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: Low enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-03-02 22:02 UTC by Kovács Endre János
Modified: 2008-05-29 07:40 UTC (History)
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Description Kovács Endre János 2006-03-02 22:02:43 UTC
File: includes/Linker.php
Function: formatComment()

The separator between the section link and the edit summary in recent change lists is 
currently hardcoded: 


It may be a good idea to turn the hardcoded string into a variable (preferably using 
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-05-21 00:44:03 UTC
For what purpose?
Comment 2 Kovács Endre János 2006-05-21 10:00:38 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> For what purpose?

So as to make it possible to change the separator per project. Some may prefer to 
use an en dash, others would perhaps use an em dash, a bullet or a colon (or even 
stick with the hyphen). Typographic conventions vary from language to language.
Comment 3 Raimond Spekking 2008-05-29 07:40:00 UTC
This was fixed/changed some time ago. I cannot find a hardcoded '-' in includes/Linker.php anymore :)

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