[Mediawiki-i18n] MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle 2016.01 release

Kartik Mistry kartik.mistry at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 16:41:54 UTC 2016

Hello all,

I would like to announce the release of MediaWiki Language Extension
Bundle 2016.01. This bundle is compatible with MediaWiki 1.25.x and

Next MLEB is expected to be released in 3 months. If there are major
changes or important bug fixes, we will do intermediate release.
Please give us your feedback at

* Download: https://translatewiki.net/mleb/MediaWikiLanguageExtensionBundle-2016.01.tar.bz2
* sha256sum: 7a46bb96f852aa42f728c68e4e21558878c8cba703ce9f8f6c2316af7bbe03e3

Quick links:
* Installation instructions are at: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MLEB
* Announcements of new releases will be posted to a mailing list:
* Report bugs to: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/
* Talk with us at: #mediawiki-i18n @ Freenode

Release notes for each extension are below.

-- Kartik Mistry

== Babel, CleanChanges and LocalisationUpdate ==
* Localisation updates only.

== CLDR ==
* Hebrew names for Cebuano and Norwegian are fixed.
* cldr converted to extension registration. Please update your

== Translate ==
* Old custom tokens were deprecated in favor of using regular "csrf"
(previously known as "edit") token. If you are using Translate WebAPIs
you might need to migrate.
* Special:Translations no longer shows PHP notices for pages with
invalid language codes
* Special:Translate now longer shows deprecation warnings about access
keys in the JavaScript console.
* Translate is now syntactically compatible with PHP7.
* Message group selector on Special:SearchTranslations no longer has
glitchy behavior after selecting a group.
* MessageIndex code was optimized. It now ignored messages not in
$wgTranslateMessageNamespaces. By default this should be fine, but if
you have translations in custom namespaces, check that they are
* Pages with <languages /> now load faster with cold caches.
* MachineTranslationAid no longer throws uncaught exceptions with
default configuration that broke other translation aids.

== UniversalLanguageSelector ==
* ULS now uses extension registration and thus requires MediaWiki 1.25 or later
* Input methods should now work inside Visual Editor.

* Fonts:
** OpenDyslexic font updated to latest upstream.
** Akkadian font should work again.

* Input Methods:
* New input methods:
** Rodali (Assamese) layout.
** OdiScript (Oriya) layout.
** Yoruba layout.

* Updated input methods:
** Updated Oriya Lekhani layout.
** Digit fixes in Southern Kurdish layout.
** Minor fixes in Sinhala layout.

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