[Mediawiki-i18n] Pfunc and plural

Platonides platonides at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 18:53:18 UTC 2011

Amir E. Aharoni wrote:
> Hi,
> Messages such as these:
> * MediaWiki:Pfunc-convert-unit-length-metre
> * MediaWiki:Pfunc-convert-unit-length-angstrom
> * MediaWiki:Pfunc-convert-unit-length-mile
> all have a problem: they only take the plural of the word itself, but
> the number is left out. For example,
> MediaWiki:Pfunc-convert-unit-length-mile is {{PLURAL:$1|mile|miles}}.
> Usually in such messages the number itself is not only an argument,
> but also a part of the return value and for a good reason: in some
> languages one is treated differently from plural. For example, in
> Hebrew the number 1 comes after the noun and all the other numbers
> come before it.
> These messages must be re-written as {{PLURAL:$1|$1 mile|$1 miles}}.
> In Hebrew it would be something like {{PLURAL:$1|mile $1|$1 miles}}.
> Thanks.

Hello Amir,
I have tried to address your problem in r96025.
Now those messages have a leading $1 whichis the text (note that the 
other positional parameters were incremented)

Best regards

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