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Merge ExpandTemplates extension into MediaWiki core
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Please move ExpandTemplates into core.

The core api have a module called action=expandtemplates, so there is no reason to have the special page in an extension.

Thanks.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
Whiteboard: gci2013 https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Google_Code-In#Candidate_tasks

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bz28264

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 11:34 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz28264.

I'm opposed to this move, it will encourage further template madness.

(In reply to comment #1)

I'm opposed to this move, it will encourage further template madness.

How so? It'll make debugging templates easier, is all.

Reedy added a comment.Mar 27 2011, 2:14 PM

The "most difficult" thing about doing this would be working out how to move/merge the messages...

I strongly agree with comment 0.

(In reply to comment #3)

The "most difficult" thing about doing this would be working out how to
move/merge the messages...

If the same key names are used, TWN will handle moving the messages (bug 52063 comment 4)

Change 96810 had a related patch set uploaded by UltrasonicNXT:
Move ExpandTemplates special into core

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/96810

Change 96810 merged by jenkins-bot:
Move ExpandTemplates special into core

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/96810

Done! Thanks Adam!

Paladox set Security to None.Sep 11 2015, 8:53 PM