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Bug 70718 - Broken parentheses in Special:Sitematrix when language lacks translation and has opposite direction
Broken parentheses in Special:Sitematrix when language lacks translation and ...
Status: ASSIGNED
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
SiteMatrix (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Amir E. Aharoni
: i18n
Depends on:
Blocks: rtl
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Reported: 2014-09-11 14:50 UTC by Jan Ainali
Modified: 2014-09-11 19:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Jan Ainali 2014-09-11 14:50:55 UTC
There is something wrong going on in Special:SiteMatrix. When a language lacks translation to the users interface language and it has the opposite direction, the parentheses are broken. 

Example: 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:SiteMatrix?uselang=fr

In the first column the description for the row with arz is broken. It says:

مصرى (مصرى) 

Example for the opposite direction: 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:SiteMatrix?uselang=ar

The row with Alemannisch is broken. The same is the case for many other languages.
Comment 1 Lokal_Profil 2014-09-11 15:32:55 UTC
When the local translation for a language name is missing the system falls back to using the name of the language in that language itself instead. 

The direction for the text remains that of the local language however, independently on whether a local translation was found.

Expected behaviour:
The direction for the text should be that of the local language only if a translation is found. Otherwise it should be that of the target language.
Comment 2 Andre Klapper 2014-09-11 19:15:16 UTC
similar to https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49255

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