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VE is setting the language in {{cite}} templates. It's setting it to en-US, en-GB and other flavours which are not recognized by {{cite}}. Also, these shouldn't be set if the language and wiki are the same languages. On enwiki, these errors end up in [[Category:CS1 maint: Unrecognized language]]

Examples are:
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chris_Harris_(Automotive_Journalist)&action=edit&oldid=688324259
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Adam_Waito&type=revision&diff=685374219&oldid=685373324
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Aijia&type=revision&diff=681819929&oldid=681818020

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Bgwhite created this task.Oct 31 2015, 6:48 AM
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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptOct 31 2015, 6:48 AM

Have you actually reproduced this issue yourself, or have you just observed other people adding these and assumed it must be VE doing it for them?

Krenair removed a project: Cite.Oct 31 2015, 2:12 PM
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matmarex added a subscriber: matmarex.

Well, it's trivial to reproduce. Take, say, the link from the second diff (http://montrealgazette.com/life/urban-expressions/pop-preview), paste into automatic citation inspector and you get a ref with "en-US" as language.

matmarex removed a subscriber: matmarex.Oct 31 2015, 3:14 PM
Stryn added a subscriber: Stryn.Nov 1 2015, 5:30 PM

Why was VE tag removed? Is this not a VE related issue?

Because it sounds like a Citoid issue instead?

Elitre added a subscriber: Elitre.Nov 1 2015, 5:57 PM

I think it's related to T93561.