Which term including "sandbox" on translatewiki.net cause big trouble in jawiki UI ? My translation into サンドボックス was reverted.

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Which term including "sandbox" on translatewiki.net cause big trouble in jawiki UI ? My translation into サンドボックス was reverted.

My reverted translation has caused quite a trouble among jawiki users; they had claimed that their sandoxes had been deleted or disappeared without any prior notice. To date, measures are taken and claiming editors are happy to see the trouble is solved. I felt discouraged to find a note reporting the situation on my userpage, however, I find it a great chance to learn something actually.
My question: Is there anything left to solve the problem? Is there any FAQ which suggest me to consider before translating any essential strings like in this case? How can I tell some translation sources are closely related to UI on, say, jawiki?

  • History: The actual problem on jawiki seems to be solved (not sure). There were claims at two pages, and the process how they found the way around is documented.
Omotecho (talk)10:31, 6 January 2018

Nothing more needs to be done to resolve this issue.

The message documentation does have a note now: Changing this message in established languages will break links!

Nike (talk)08:56, 8 January 2018

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