[Mediawiki-i18n] Variables within messages
rotemliss_net at fastmail.fm
Sat Nov 10 17:41:19 UTC 2007
Stacey Doljack Borsody wrote:
> Another question related with context. Are there guidelines for
> developers regarding system message creation? Some messages seem really
> silly to me. Take for instance "whitelistedittext". The English is
> written as "You have to $1 to edit pages." What is $1? Will it
> seriously ever be anything other than "login"? If so then I need to use
> the grammar function, but if not I can just translate it without the
> variable. Yes? No?
This is a link with the caption of the message "loginreqlink", which is "login".
It should be a parameter since this is an unusual link, and the parameter should
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