[Mediawiki-i18n] maintaining the local messages

Liangent liangent at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 08:37:50 UTC 2012

2012/2/29 Gerard Meijssen <gmeijssen at wikimedia.org>:
> Hoi,
> We do not localise for zh-CN. We localise for zh-Hans and zh-Hant.
> Consequently I do not understand really why there is a mention of zh-CN on
> the Chinese Wikipedia to do with localisation in the first place. (obviously
> I can not read the text)
> Thanks,
>      Gerard

Without them we cannot show a customized message properly (maybe you
can treat it as a MediaWiki bug?).

Here's a test:

1. Have a look at Special:PrefixIndex: [1].
2. Check the following pages: [2] (zh-cn falls back to zh-hans) [3]
(zh-tw falls back to zh-hant).
3. So without /zh-cn subpage, the customized message in /zh-hans
cannot be shown to zh-cn users.

[1] http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:%E5%89%8D%E7%BC%80%E7%B4%A2%E5%BC%95/MediaWiki:Contactpage-pagetext
[2] http://zh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:%E6%B2%99%E7%9B%92&oldid=19410320&uselang=zh-cn&variant=zh
[3] http://zh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:%E6%B2%99%E7%9B%92&oldid=19410320&uselang=zh-tw&variant=zh


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