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https://ru.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=%D0%92%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8:%D0%A4%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%83%D0%BC/%D0%9E%D0%B1%D1%89%D0%B8%D0%B9&curid=6768&diff=393483&oldid=393445

"About · Subscribe · Distributed via MassMessage (wrong page? Correct it here), 03:05, 9 мая 2015 (UTC)"

This tells nothing to the Russian readers. Please localise this last line.

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That isn't the signature of the bot, it is part of the message. Ask the sender of the message to localize it if necessary.

This is a content issue with this particular message sent, not a suggestion for changes in the software. So Phabricator seems to be the wrong place for that.

More generally though, it would be great to have that footer ("About · Subscribe · ...") as a translatable page or template of sorts, and have MassMessage include it in the local language when posting. This is related to T56839 and to what Tech News is doing using Lua. (I might get to extend my existing Python script for the distribution of these Wikimedia Highlights translations to support that too eventually. But for MassMessage users who don't want to go through that kind of effort, support for translatable footer templates would be great.)

it would be great to have that footer ("About · Subscribe · ...") as a translatable page or template of sorts

That's a good solution, granted MassMessage is capable of informing its users of the fact that such template exists.

Phabricator seems to be the wrong place for that.

I apologize.

I am not sure where to keep the request, as if I add it to a wiki page then it would easily get lost. If you know where to, please do move my message as necessary (and point me to the new message -- I have Echo disabled, so including a hyperlink to my nickname would not be enough).

Thank you.