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Toolserver message needing PLURAL support017:47, 9 April 2011
Toolserver:Tsintuition-bl-changelanguage/en017:45, 9 April 2011
Toolserver:Orphantalk2-page/en017:45, 9 April 2011
Toolserver:General-colon-separator/en017:45, 9 April 2011
Toolserver:General-toolversionstamp/en120:20, 7 April 2011
Time units in Toolserver:General- messages220:06, 7 April 2011
Toolserver:general-last-modified-date/en018:01, 7 April 2011
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Toolserver message needing PLURAL support

need PLURAL support. Yes, I know, it may not yet be available in this context.

Purodha Blissenbach18:22, 7 April 2011

Please redo message Tsintuition-bl-changelanguage ("Change the interface language of this tool.") so as to make it a meaningful link anchor.

Purodha Blissenbach20:38, 7 April 2011

Please add to the documentation of Orphantalk2-page ("Page") — what are the contents of the column with this heading? Links to the orphaned talk pages?

Purodha Blissenbach21:17, 7 April 2011

I suggest to think over the use of General-colon-separator ("

") in the light of the i18n hints on punctuation. Also consider positions of input fields, which sometimes are not behind prompts and colons.
Purodha Blissenbach23:58, 7 April 2011

I suggest to strip the unnecearily narrowing reference to "uploaded" from message General-toolversionstamp ("Version $1 ($2)") making it more generic. Reason: There are many tools that were never uploaded to the toolserver but are written and maintained onsite.

Purodha Blissenbach17:36, 7 April 2011

I agree completely, fixed in r85633.

Krinkle20:12, 7 April 2011

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I agree, unless these strings are being used as prompts, which should be documented, then.

Purodha Blissenbach17:39, 7 April 2011

Thank you for your message. This is a known issue and is high on the list. Currently {{PURAL: does not exist yet, this is high on the priority list. For now I would recommend trying to do it the best way you know (the only known fact is that the number will be more than 1). If there is no best way without knowing the number, I recommend skipping the message until Plural-support is ready.

Thanks again for your contributions!

Krinkle20:06, 7 April 2011

For message General-last-modified-date ("Last modified: $1") I suggest to add a way to determine and supply localized dates and times. Maybe, it would be wise to use the 3-parameter "date/time", "date", "time" approach of many MediaWiki messages here, too.

Purodha Blissenbach17:57, 7 April 2011
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