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Bug 6174 - Remove redundant "emailforlost" message
Remove redundant "emailforlost" message
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
1.7.x
All All
: Normal trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-06-02 17:49 UTC by Rotem Liss
Modified: 2006-06-20 09:33 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
Patch (trunk) (5.51 KB, patch)
2006-06-02 17:52 UTC, Rotem Liss
Details

Description Rotem Liss 2006-06-02 17:49:32 UTC
Nowadays, we use the message "emailforlost" in the account creation page. We
shouldn't use it anymore – the message includes information about both the real
name and the email (not only "for lost"), but the real name is optional and is
not enabled in Wikimedia sites – it is very odd in
http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Userlogin&type=signup, for
example.

Also, the info in "emailforlost" is duplicate to "prefs-help-realname" and
"prefs-help-email", which have replaced it in the preferences and which are
included only when they are needed.

I suggest to completely replace "emailforlost" with the other messages, and to
delete it. The patch I will attach in a minute does it.
Comment 1 Rotem Liss 2006-06-02 17:52:17 UTC
Created attachment 1881 [details]
Patch (trunk)

The patch replaces the message in includes/templates/Userlogin.php, changes the
reference to it in skins/monobook/main.css, and removes it from the English,
Hebrew, Deutch, French and Arabic language files.
Comment 2 Rotem Liss 2006-06-20 09:33:44 UTC
Commited to r14831.

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