[Mediawiki-i18n] Assigning tags to extension messages

Nick White nick.white at durham.ac.uk
Tue May 21 17:26:49 UTC 2013

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 07:37:29PM +0300, Niklas Laxström wrote:
> On 21 May 2013 14:13, Nick White <nick.white at durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> > I have an extension (a skin, actually, but functionally it's exactly
> > the same) which makes use of system messages to allow administrators
> > to add extra content to some areas of wiki pages. So by default the
> > messages are empty, and should never be translated.
> If your extension/skin is translated at translatewiki.net, you can
> submit a patch against [1]. It has examples of that (search for
> ignored). If you are talking about translating somewhere else, it
> depends how you have configured the message group.
> [1] https://git.wikimedia.org/blob/translatewiki.git/HEAD/groups%2FMediaWiki%2Fmediawiki-defines.txt

Thanks for the information. I am not particularly knowledgable about
how translatewiki.net works, so I didn't realise that
mediawiki-defines.txt file worked for extensions there too. It should
do exactly what I need, thanks a lot for the prompt reply.


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