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language fallback indicators for language variants should not be shown in example on Special:NewLexeme
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When using an interface language that is a variant of another language like de-at then the language fallback indicators should not be shown. We are already hiding them in other places in the exact same situation.



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Acceptance criteria:

  • language fallback indicators are hidden for language variants if the fallback is to the main language

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See T267502 for a similar issue; the fix is hopefully as simple as pulling in the wikibase.common styles.

Change 856961 had a related patch set uploaded (by Lucas Werkmeister (WMDE); author: Lucas Werkmeister (WMDE)):

[mediawiki/extensions/WikibaseLexeme@master] NewLexeme: Hide language variant fallback indicators

Change 856961 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/WikibaseLexeme@master] NewLexeme: Hide language variant fallback indicators

There’s no train next week (thanksgiving), so this will have to wait for quite a bit, I’m afraid. (Unless we think it’s worth backporting? Shouldn’t be hard, at least.)

Yeah. Let's not backport it and have it roll out with the next train.