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Confusing "OAuth consumer access: (Manage grants on behalf of this account)" text in OAuth MediaWiki extension
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When I go to [[testwiki:Special:Preferences]], I see:


OAuth consumer access: (Manage grants on behalf of this account)

This is confusing and needs further consideration of the wording.

In addition, it contrasts with the parentheses-less text:


Password: Change password

Either both or none should have parentheses.


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Severity: minor

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 2:34 AM
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Let's do no parentheses

(In reply to comment #1)

Let's do no parentheses

Okay, but this bug is primarily about the language itself. Pretend that you've just discovered Special:Preferences and below your username and other user info you see:


OAuth consumer access: (Manage grants on behalf of this account)

This doesn't make any sense. It's not really in English.

Broadly, we need to figure out the clearest possible language here and use that consistently. I very much doubt that the clearest possible language will include the words "grants," "consumer," or "OAuth."

Change 91087 had a related patch set uploaded by Aaron Schulz:
Tweaked some of the preferences language

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/91087

Change 91087 merged by jenkins-bot:
Tweaked some of the preferences language

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/91087

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/91087 is a good start, but this bug is probably still unresolved. For example, "manage what applications" should probably be "manage which applications". And I'm not still totally sure about some of the other language, though there's definitely been improvement.

(In reply to comment #5)

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/91087 is a good start, but this bug is
probably
still unresolved. For example, "manage what applications" should probably be
"manage which applications". And I'm not still totally sure about some of the
other language, though there's definitely been improvement.

I agree, and this exposes a larger issue of what language we are using within the extension. The user shouldn't see it called "OAuth" anywhere as that's a technical term that they don't need to be exposed to. We need to decide on a plain language description for the process and use that across the board.

UX team has asked we use "Connected Apps: Manage connected applications". If possible, also include the number of authorized apps for this user.

Change 91397 had a related patch set uploaded by Anomie:
Adjust wording of preference link

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/91397

Change 91397 merged by jenkins-bot:
Adjust wording of preference link

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/91397