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Request two new MediaWiki labels, for maintenance messages
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Description

Maintenance windows happen time to time and banners are displayed on the wikis to warn users that they won't be able to edit the wiki.

Every time it happen, new translations of quite the same message are requested. If we could have messages, like we have with {{int:Please-translate}}, that would be translated at Translatewiki.net, it would ease a lot of people's lives.

The two messages are:
{{int:Technical-maintenance-soon}}

Technical maintenance will be performed soon:

{{int:Technical-maintenance-edit}}

During this time you might not be able to save any edits.

Using those two messages, time would be added in UTC time, or, better, with the help of T220414: Create a timezone conversion magic word.

The result would be:

Previous similar requests : T93782, T137127

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Ammarpad claimed this task.Apr 10 2019, 2:49 PM
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@Trizek-WMF the messages only need to be in WikimediaMessages now?

Change 503644 had a related patch set uploaded (by Ammarpad; owner: Ammarpad):
[mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaMessages@master] Add two new messages for maintenance window

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/503644

@Trizek-WMF the messages only need to be in WikimediaMessages now?

What do you mean? I'm not familiar with the process.

And thank you for taking care of it! :)

Is there anything missing for a deployment? We have a maintenance window coming soon, and those two message would be a great help!

Is there anything missing for a deployment? We have a maintenance window coming soon, and those two message would be a great help!

Merged. I think you might also need a message to represent a time range, but that's quite complex. Leaving open for you to decide.

Change 503644 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaMessages@master] Add two new messages for maintenance window

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/503644

Ammarpad closed this task as Resolved.Jun 14 2019, 10:31 AM