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Bug 895 - Software variables (e.g. {{ns:user}}) cannot be used to define the source of a template inclusion
Software variables (e.g. {{ns:user}}) cannot be used to define the source of ...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 662
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: parser
Depends on:
Blocks: 2376
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Reported: 2004-11-16 13:43 UTC by Rowan Collins [IMSoP]
Modified: 2005-06-21 13:57 UTC (History)
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Description Rowan Collins [IMSoP] 2004-11-16 13:43:55 UTC
The syntax {{{{ns:user}}:Foo/Bar}} ought to behave the same as {{User:Foo/Bar}}
on a wiki where "{{ns:user}}" translates to "User" (i.e. it ought to include
that page). Instead, it breaks and is output directly as "{{User:Foo/Bar}}" (or
whatever the correct value of "{{ns:user}} is).

Apart from just using the local name in the template anyway, there is a
workaround for this: the built-in "canonical names" for the namespaces (which
are the English ones) can be used on any wiki. Therefore {{User:Foo/Bar}} will
include the page {{Benutzer:Foo/Bar}} on a German wiki, and so on. 

For that reason, and because other variables, such as {{SITENAME}}, seem to work
OK, I'm going to call this 'minor severity' and 'low priority'.

[+keyword "parser", since this is probably only not working because of the
complexity of making something else work in the current not-a-parser]
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-06-09 06:26:09 UTC
This bug relates to bug 662. It might be a duplicate of bug 662 or depend on bug
662.
Comment 2 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-06-21 13:57:20 UTC
It's a duplicate of bug 662

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 662 ***

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