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Use the local namespace for files, instead of the English default
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If you add a file in VisualEditor, then it sometimes adds the file using the English namespace or other English terms. Examples:

https://ca.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=14187112&oldid=14185423 – "File" is not a Catalan word

https://es.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=77684034&oldid=73098946 – "File" is not a Spanish word

https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=135103424&oldid=135103377 – German uses "mini" instead of "thumb"

https://ro.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=8882945&oldid=7944846 – "File" is not a Romanian word

https://ru.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=66358996&oldid=55356951 – or Russian

https://sv.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=28184524&oldid=20202611 – or Swedish

https://pl.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pawe%C5%82_z_Eginy&diff=40760929&oldid=38644980 – or Polish

https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Paolo_di_Egina&diff=68773170&oldid=63002904 – or Italian

In other cases, it did use the local name, including French, Hungarian, and Estonian. I'm not sure what the common thread is. It's possible that some of these communities deliberately choose to use the English namespace, but at least a few change such edits. If we can use the local name more often, then we should be able to reduce the burden on local communities.


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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:57 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz72370.

Thought this was already filed with Parsoid, but I can't find it. Please merge if I've missed it!

Arlolra triaged this task as Medium priority.Nov 26 2014, 12:09 AM
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