Last modified: 2009-01-06 13:09:57 UTC

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Bug 16889 - Removal of mo language codes
Removal of mo language codes
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Site requests (Other open bugs)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2009-01-05 12:22 UTC by Toni Hermoso Pulido
Modified: 2009-01-06 13:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Toni Hermoso Pulido 2009-01-05 12:22:48 UTC
After recent ISO-639-1/2 changes (, 'mo' language code becomes deprecated, and Moldavian or Moldovan become alternate names for Romanian (ro).
Therefore, this code should be removed from Mediawiki files such as:

This also affects Wikimedia resources such as, which uses a non-existing code and, IMHO, I think this has little sense to exist as official project in Wikimedia. Actually this has also received little activity for months.

In contrast to other languages such as Serbian, Romanian using Cyrillic script is not a contemplated option and only Latin script should prevail.
Comment 1 p858snake 2009-01-05 12:26:54 UTC
Changed Component to Site Rquests
Comment 2 Siebrand Mazeland 2009-01-06 08:18:22 UTC
As long as exists, this code is not going to be removed. If you are thinking of requesting that wiki to be closed, you should make such a request on Until then, this request is INVALID here.
Comment 3 Toni Hermoso Pulido 2009-01-06 13:09:57 UTC
Thanks Siebrand, I see there is already a lot of buzz there.

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