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Implement Lua alternative to {{int:Lang}} / wgUserLanguage
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@daniel and I were chatting about this earlier. Looks like some kind of hidden magic function is able to provide the language of the user in Lua instead of using {{int:Lang}}. Get it to work and switch all modules in the module namespace on Commons to use it

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptAug 12 2017, 5:42 PM

@daniel : Can you please improve/expand this one? In T98307 allowDataAccessInUserLanguage is not ticked yet, but it seems to be enabled?

{{int:lang}} is itself a hack, not built into mediawiki.

Ricordisamoa renamed this task from Implement LUA alternative to {{int:Lang}} to Implement Lua alternative to {{int:Lang}}.Aug 13 2017, 9:47 AM
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Jarekt added a subscriber: Jarekt.Aug 14 2017, 5:29 PM

At the moment many Lua modules on Commons call frame:callParserFunction( "int", "lang" ). Converting it to Lua function would be great, as it would allow easier sharing of the codes with wikis that do not have MediaWiki:Lang set up, although all that I checked have it.

Rical added a subscriber: Rical.Sep 11 2017, 9:52 AM
Perhelion renamed this task from Implement Lua alternative to {{int:Lang}} to Implement Lua alternative to {{int:Lang}} / wgUserLanguage.Oct 5 2018, 8:38 PM
He7d3r added a subscriber: He7d3r.Feb 9 2019, 9:42 AM
Rical added a comment.Feb 11 2019, 9:15 AM

The language of the user is available everywhere in all wikis ... except in Scribunto. And it's probably easy to do. And it's been waiting for so long!

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Krinkle changed the status of subtask T4085: Add a {{USERLANGUAGE}} magic word from Open to Stalled.Thu, May 9, 4:10 PM
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