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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

Event Timeline

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.

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