[Mediawiki-i18n] Choosing Translated Term of Redirect During Move

Eugene Zelenko eugene.zelenko at gmail.com
Mon May 8 14:13:27 UTC 2006


> > I'm sorry if this question was already discussed here before.
> >
> > When I move page in Belarusian WIkipedia MediaWiki software use
> > #redirect keyword. However LanguageBe.php contains translation and
> > it's more logically to use localized term instead of English one.
> >
> > I think situation is same on other projects.
> >
> > Should I file bug report?
> >
> We at sr: had the same problem. However, Nikerabbit helped by doing some
> Language.php magic. Namely, the translated magic word should be the
> first in the array for the legitimate magic words for redirects, because
> upon redirection, the first magic word from the array is used. That's
> how we fixed it on sr: and now all redirects are localized.
> The safest way is to file a bug report, but the easiest is to talk with
> the developers over IRC. Suit yourself ;)

It's easy to fix but is it possible to fix software itself to choose
second (if exist) or not #redirect keyword (if exist) instead?

People usually leave original English messages first.

With best regards,

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