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Bug 7154 - Use File: instead of Media: in syntax
Use File: instead of Media: in syntax
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
1.7.x
PC Windows Server 2003
: Lowest normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-08-28 21:32 UTC by David Chang
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:06 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description David Chang 2006-08-28 21:32:14 UTC
"Media:" for all non image files are a bit strange to many users. For example, a user
could upload a powerpoint file. I feel "File:" is an easier-to-understand word.

Mediawiki is very popular and thus needs to be easy to use and understand.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-08-28 21:48:52 UTC
You are able to rename the Image namespace to File, and to rename Media to File
if desired. This doesn't need to be done for all wikis, and would break a lot of
existing content.
Comment 2 David Chang 2006-08-28 21:57:56 UTC
>>You are able to rename the Image namespace to File, and to rename Media to File
if desired

Thanks for the reply. Would you please let me know where to find how-to 
information?

-David
Comment 3 Dan Li 2006-08-29 04:35:43 UTC
Try $namespaceNames in languages/MessagesEn.php
Comment 4 David Chang 2006-08-29 12:41:13 UTC
Dan, thanks so much for the info. -David

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