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Make the name of the country available as parserfunction
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Author: romaine.wiki

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Currently we can use {{#language:xx}} to insert the language name in pages, and {{#language:xx|en}} to show language xx in English. Please make such also available for countries, like {{#country:XX}} and {{#country:XX|yy}} with XX replaced by the ISO 3166-1 code of the country and yy the language it should be shown in.

The data is already present in CLDR.


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Severity: enhancement

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romaine.wiki wrote:

And with {{#country:XX}} or unknown code at $2 then English as fallback

Have you considered using Wikidata data for this? It probably has better coverage.

romaine.wiki wrote:

Yes considered, found ways to do so: no. Main issue: titles of articles are not the same as the to be used text.

I noticed that this data is already available in MediaWiki, as it is used in the CentralNotice system for example.

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