VisualEditor: Call the "transclusion" dialog a "template" dialog (in the toolbar and elsewhere), even though it lets you add non-template transclusions
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Description

Right now the way that you add a template through the VisualEditor is by choosing the Transclusion option from the toolbar.

'Transclusion' is programmer jargon. Regular people have no idea what that means. 'Template' is a somewhat ambiguous term, but at least it matches all of our documentation and the name of the namespace. It is also less scary sounding.


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Severity: enhancement

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kaldari created this task.Via LegacyOct 7 2013, 6:24 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitOct 7 2013, 6:44 PM

Eh. Maybe. We've been talking about this for months and months (surprised that there's not an extant bug for this). The problem is that though "transclusion" is indeed confusing and a surprising word, it has the advantage of being correct, and "template" is even more confusing (and just jargon from a different well).

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 27 2014, 6:30 PM
  • Bug 58163 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitMar 6 2014, 2:44 AM

Change 117151 had a related patch set uploaded by Jforrester:
Re-label "Transclusion" button to "Template", as that's now the default

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/117151

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitMar 6 2014, 3:07 AM

Change 117151 merged by jenkins-bot:
Re-label "Transclusion" button to "Template", as that's now the default

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/117151

He7d3r added a comment.Via ConduitApr 28 2014, 11:15 AM

Created attachment 15228
Transclusion vs. Template

I'm still seeing a few "transclusion" in the dialogs, on English Wikipedia.

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Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitApr 28 2014, 3:49 PM

(In reply to Helder from comment #5)

Created attachment 15228 [details]
Transclusion vs. Template

I'm still seeing a few "transclusion" in the dialogs, on English Wikipedia.

Transclusion dialog != template dialog; transclusion = multiple template dialog.

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He7d3r added a comment.EditedVia ConduitApr 28 2014, 4:04 PM

'Transclusion' is programmer jargon. Regular people have no idea what that means.

=/

waldyrious added a subscriber: waldyrious.Via WebJan 5 2015, 10:17 PM

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