Last modified: 2011-03-13 18:05:54 UTC

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Bug 8236 - secondary language preferences
secondary language preferences
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
PC Linux
: Lowest minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-12-12 15:50 UTC by Dan Jacobson
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Dan Jacobson 2006-12-12 15:50:07 UTC
What I concept I have thunk up below.
Users like me, yes, would set English in their preferences.
However we have all kinds of sub-preferences we would like to express. E.g.,

  Preferences: English, but when encountering Chinese, show me zh-tw
  style Chinese.  When encountering French, show me Nordsburg style
  French instead of the default Nurdsburg style (just making this up).

Anyway I'm sure many users want English as their main interacting
language, but don't want to be 'battered with simplified Chinese as a

So "don't be cultural imperialists. Implement secondary language
subtleties preferences today!"

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