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NS_CATEGORY (TALK) misspelt for 'ext'
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NS_CATEGORY         => 'Categoria',
NS_CATEGORY_TALK    => 'Categoria_caraba',

should be:

NS_CATEGORY         => 'Categoría',
NS_CATEGORY_TALK    => 'Categoría_caraba',

I've renamed them at but doing so will break, if I understand it rightly, all Categoria: pages. So I've submitted adding the wrongly named ones as temporary namespace aliases so nothing breaks in the meanwhile. A bot can be tasked with renaming those pages later.

Did not added those at MediaWiki core because I don't think we should encourage using wrongly named/translated words. Also, 'ext' is a barely used language and the potential damange is close to 0.

If somebody has a better idea about how to handle this please do comment. Thanks!


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Change 337192 had a related patch set uploaded (by MarcoAurelio):
Adding "Categoria:" as namespace alias for ext.wikipedia

Change 336986 had a related patch set uploaded (by MarcoAurelio):
Fix NS_CATEGORY/NS_CATEGORY_TALK for MessagesExt.php in core

Maybe there's an easier solution. Apparently namespaceDupes.php could be used to migrate those to the proper namespace once the MediaWiki core change is merged and live. gives +600 category pages and associated talk pages to rename. Will be better handled with that maintenance script if at all possible.

Proposed steps:

  • Merge MediaWiki core patch
  • Cherry-pick the above to current wmf branches
  • Run namespaceDupes to rename the wrongly named pages from Categoria: to Categoría:

If anyone has a better idea, feel free to share.

Change 337192 abandoned by MarcoAurelio:
Adding "Categoria:" as namespace alias for ext.wikipedia

Per Raimond.

Change 336986 merged by jenkins-bot:
Fix NS_CATEGORY/NS_CATEGORY_TALK for MessagesExt.php in core

Core change merged. Shall we cherry-pick to wmf.11 & 12 and run the script to migrate the pages or shall we wait until wmf.13 hits extwiki?


MarcoAurelio triaged this task as Low priority.Feb 19 2017, 7:06 PM
MarcoAurelio closed this task as Resolved.Mar 1 2017, 4:38 PM
MarcoAurelio moved this task from Working on to Done on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.

This one is done. The subtask will shortly be as well.