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December 2008

  • 2008-12-31: The last day of the year. Soon is it time to reflect on the year 2008 and set new goals for 2009. Thank you for your support and all your efforts!
  • 2008-12-30: Support was added for JS Kit (1)
  • 2008-12-28: Mantis internationalisation has gotten a big improvement now that multiple parameters in a message are numbered. Please check your messages with problems.
  • 2008-12-26: After the extremely busy 25 December 2008, today another busiest day ever has been measured. In total some 9,500 translations and corrections were made! Already after two days the "End of year translation rally" has already proved to be a huge success. Depending on funding that we hope to acquire, we will most definitely consider repeating events of this kind.
  • 2008-12-25: Today Betawiki is having its busiest day ever. By the end of the day, we will have gotten way past 5,000 translation edits (5,876 to be precise). That is more than three times the average number of translation edits. Thank you for your contributions!
  • 2008-12-24: Betawiki staff season greetings and translation bounty
  • 2008-12-20: Support was added for Secure Passwords (9), and Global User Rights (6)
  • 2008-12-18: Support was added for Semantic Gallery (1)
  • 2008-12-16: Betawiki now has a new favicon, and we have Danny B. to thank for it!
  • 2008-12-16: Security updates have been made for MediaWiki 1.13.3 and 1.12.3. Of course they also contain localisation updates made with Betawiki!
  • 2008-12-15: Betawiki staff has mailed out its fourth newsletter. You did not get it? Confirm your e-mail!
  • 2008-12-15: We have had a long standing issue with edits by bots from localhost; the URLs in notification e-mails contained links to localhost. This should be fixed now.
  • 2008-12-04: Support was added for Link OpenID (6)
  • 2008-12-01: Another month has ended, and a new month has begun. The MediaWiki aggregated statistics were updated - get your friends that speak less resourced languages in, please, because we need their help making MediaWiki better!

November 2008

October 2008

September 2008

  • 2008-09-30: Support was added for Code Review (48)
  • 2008-09-30: Mantis support is no longer experimental.
  • 2008-09-17: Pipe-separator ("|") was added to enable localisation of user interface text containing " | " as a separator. We have changed it on Betawiki to " • ". Please report any remaining uses of the pipe sign as separator at Support.
  • 2008-09-09: Support was added for recognition of problematic messages in Mantis, and a bug was fixed in the recognition of problematic messages for FreeCol
  • 2008-09-09: All Mantis messages have been added, providing for proper fuzzy support.
  • 2008-09-09: Support was added for Other Sites (2)
  • 2008-09-07: Support was added for Mantis (1,158), a free popular web-based bugtracking system written in PHP. More information on the product can be found on its website.
  • 2008-09-05: Support was added for Refresh Special (21)
  • 2008-09-04: More support for localisation of special page names for MediaWiki extensions was added. The special page names can be translated on Special:Magic. Please remember to request a commit of Magic, Special Page names, Skin names or Namespaces on Translating:Tasks.
  • 2008-09-04: Support was added for Discussion Threading (5)
  • 2008-09-03: Support was added for Category Watch (7). Messages for this extension are likely to change, as there are some i18n issues.

August 2008

  • 2008-08-31: Betawiki staff has mailed out its third monthly-ish newsletter. You did not get it? Get your e-mail confirmed!
  • 2008-08-31: Support was added for Close Wikis (22)
  • 2008-08-30: Pages have been created for all translations of all supported projects. This will improve support for fuzzying pages a lot, as we will now fuzzy every available translation, instead of only those made in Betawiki.
  • 2008-08-30: Because the extension of the week was inactive, we have now introduced extension of the month, which will start in September.
  • 2008-08-28: Editing was broken for about 8 minutes because of a broken software update (21:31-21:39 UTC).
  • 2008-08-26: We are rewriting and restructuring the documentation. Please bear with us and all help is welcome.
  • 2008-08-25: A new interwiki was added to refer to MediaWiki Subversion revisions. Example: mwr:39946.
  • 2008-08-24: 52 new MediaWiki core messages were added for a new feature Visual diff. We think there are still some issues with the current i18n implementation. Please report issues any ideas on Support.
  • 2008-08-24: The message groups for Wikia, Wikihow, Wikimedia, and Wikitravel have been updated.
  • 2008-08-22: Support was dropped for our gettext experiment with the Mobile Broadband Configuration Assistent. Unfortunately the Gnome translation community no longer wants to accept localisation updates from outside their own project. We think this means that as a FOSS community, we still have a lot to learn about communication, collaboration, and mutual respect.
  • 2008-08-16: Support was added for News Channel (7), Meta Keywords (1), and Delete Queue (100).
  • 2008-08-15: More support for localisation of special page names for MediaWiki extensions was added. The special page names can be translated on Special:Magic. Please remember to request a commit of Magic, Special Page names, Skin names or Namespaces on Translating:Tasks.
  • 2008-08-10: Support was added for Lua (8)
  • 2008-08-05: We have started to import *all* available core messages for MediaWiki. This will enable a more complete fuzzy policy. With this, we are also introducing an experimental two-way synchronisation for messages related to MediaWiki, guaranteeing a smoother collaboration with developers that work on localisations through other methods.
  • 2008-08-04: On translation pages a toolbox menu item was added that leads to a page displaying all pages with all translations for the message ("Other translations"). This was previously implemented in JavaScript and could not be localised. Please localise the Betawiki user interface and the Translate extension with priority, so you can feel very at home working in this environment.
  • 2008-08-04: The messages for the Mobile Broadband Configuration Assistant are now stable. Please help them get translated!
  • 2008-08-01: 21 MediaWiki core messages were changed to improve usability. Links were added and some rephrasing was done. Please check the fuzzied messages, and the problematic messages for your language.
  • 2008-08-01: In July 2008 Betawiki users have contributed to the localisation of more than 200 languages. Thank you! List: ab, af, aln, am, an, ang, ar, arc, arn, arz, as, ast, avk, az, ba, bat-smg, bcc, bcl, be, be-tarask, bg, bi, bn, br, bs, bug, ca, cdo, ce, ceb, ch, co, crh-cyrl, crh-latn, cs, csb, cu, cy, da, de, de-formal, diq, dlc, dsb, dz, ee, el, en-gb, eo, es, et, eu, ext, fi, fiu-vro, fo, fr, frc, frp, fur, fy, ga, gag, gan, gd, gl, gn, grc, gsw, gu, gv, hak, haw, he, hi, hif-latn, hil, hr, hsb, ht, hu, hy, ia, id, ie, ig, ike-cans, ilo, io, is, it, ja, jut, jv, ka, kaa, kab, kk-arab, kk-cyrl, kk-latn, km, kn, ko, ksh, ku-arab, ku-latn, kv, la, lb, lfn, lg, li, lij, lmo, ln, lo, loz, lt, lv, mai, mdf, mg, mhr, mk, ml, mn, mr, ms, mt, mwl, mwv, my, myv, nah, nan, nap, nds, nds-nl, nds_nl, ne, new, niu, nl, nl-be, nn, no, nov, nso, oc, os, pa, pam, pap, pfl, pl, pms, pnt, ps, pt, pt-br, pt-pt, qu, rif, rm, rmy, ro, rtm, ru, ruq-cyrl, ruq-latn, sah, sc, scn, sco, sd, sdc, se, sei, sk, sl, sma, so, sq, sr, sr-ec, sr-el, srn, stq, su, sv, sw, sxu, szl, ta, te, tet, tg-cyrl, th, tk, tl, to, tr, ts, tt-cyrl, ttt, tyv, udm, uk, ur, uz, vec, vi, vls, vo, wa, war, wo, wuu, xmf, yi, yue, zea, zh-classical, zh-hans, zh-hant, zh-tw

July 2008

  • 2008-07-19: The Flagged Revs extension (10 message groups, 220+ messages) has been removed from the Wikimedia Extensions meta message group. The reason for this is that the extension is highly specialised and used only in the German language Wikipedia. Because of the message volume and the highly specialised terminology which is very hard to translate, it was completely misrepresenting the translation status of extensions used in Wikimedia in the statistics. A column has been added to the stats to report on the translation status of Flagged Revs separately.
  • 2008-07-18: In the past few days, staff has performed a quality check on MediaWiki core and extension messages. This resulted in about 2.000 changes, most of them improvements. Where we were not able, or certain, we could fix the issue with the message, we fuzzied. Please check and fix the fuzzied messages in core and core and extensions that are marked as problematic. Mind you: there can be false positives. Those should be quite obvious, though. After release of MediaWiki 1.13, 40-45 messages will be improved and fuzzied. Our quality assurance initiatives will continue!
  • 2008-07-14: Betawiki staff has mailed out its second monthly-ish newsletter. You did not get it? Get your e-mail confirmed!
  • 2008-07-13: Support was added for Bugzilla Reports (4) Removed again. Will probably be added sometime soon.
  • 2008-07-13: Summary of changes to MediaWiki core messages} since 1 July: 10 messages removed, 2 messages fuzzied, 6 messages added.
  • 2008-07-13: Message checks now run 4 times a day for all MediaWiki messages and extensions, and for FreeCol. Some checks still need improvement.
  • 2008-07-13: Daily updated statistics pages for FreeCol, Mobile Broadband Configuration Assistant, and Vocabulary trainer have been added.
  • 2008-07-13: Message groups have been added for Wikia, Wikihow and Wikitravel. The meta message groups have not been populated yet. Please use Support if you can give us a (semi) complete overview of the extensions any of these farms use. This way we aim to better facilitate the communities of those wikifarms. Additional goals are trying to get those farms to open more of their extensions and run more up-to-date versions of MediaWiki.
  • 2008-07-12: Support was added for Error Handler (20), and Social Profile User Stats (31).
  • 2008-07-12: FreeCol 0.8.0 release is coming soon. There is new strings to translate.
  • 2008-07-10: Localisation for special page names for many extensions was added. Now supports 23 extensions.
  • 2008-07-09: Support was added for Semantic Google Maps (2), and Wikimedia Messages (25).
  • 2008-07-09: MediaWiki is preparing for a 1.13 release. Complete your core message group now!
  • 2008-07-09: Support was removed for Word2MediaWikiPlus. The developers of the product did not live up to their promises. Our apologies for the time and effort you may have put into trying to get this product localised.
  • 2008-07-08: Graphs showing statistics are now available, see the language portals for some examples.
  • 2008-07-04: Support was added to MediaWiki for edit toolbar buttons localization.
  • 2008-07-01: Support was added for Random Users With Avatars (2), and Wiki Text Logged In Out (1).

June 2008

  • 2008-06-30: Support was added for Group Permissions Manager (43).
  • 2008-06-28: Three new core messages were added: Virus-badscanner ("Bad configuration: Unknown virus scanner: $1"), Virus-scanfailed ("scan failed (code $1)") and Virus-unknownscanner ("unknown antivirus:").
  • 2008-06-26: Support was added for Abuse Filter (76).
  • 2008-06-25: Since the last notice, support was added for the following extension: Tor Block, Create Box, Extension Distributor, Interwiki List, Category On Upload and Slippy Map. Support was also added for the external application Voctrain.
  • 2008-06-25: Special:AdvancedTranslate (old Magic) was improved and now supports translating special page aliases for extensions that support it. Please report any problems and similar to Support.
  • 2008-06-25: Support for Gettext project is in a test phase. In the future we may add new projects to Betawiki that use Gettext, stay tuned.
  • 2008-06-25: Experimental XLIFF export support shows in the task list. If you work with tools that use XLIFF, contact User:Nike. It is not possible to import changes back, so don't use it!
  • 2008-06-17: We had about 10 minutes for planned but unannounced downtime for merging our changes to updated MediaWiki code. It took longer than expected, as TeliaSonera in the time of fiber optics can't build a network that doesn't have 35% packet loss in the wrong time. Also, committed some local changes to core, so we have fewer custom changes if they stick.
  • 2008-06-16: We are suffering some brokenness pending an update to the latest software. RecentChanges is now broken. Update: fixed; somewhat. We need to make some additional effort to conform to the structure change in MediaWiki within the next day. Some RecentChanges features may not work for now.
  • 2008-06-12: Next FreeCol release 0.7.4 is planned on Monday 2008-06-16. Now is a good time to check and improve translations in existing languages.
  • 2008-06-09: One core message was added: ipb tweak block.
  • 2008-06-09: Fuzzy messages are not counted as translated anymore at group statistics.
  • 2008-06-09: Support for Voctrain project has been added.
  • 2008-06-09: Support for additional namespaces for external message groups was added; export is said to be 5 times faster; after some initial problems Special:Recentchanges has been filled with new options.
  • 2008-06-02: This was my (User:Nike) first work day in my summer job where I will be expanding the functionality of the Translate extension. My first task is to have working general Gettext support.
  • 2008-06-02: We are now running lighttpd instead of apache2 as a web server. Unless there is problems, we will probably keep running lighttpd. Only user visible changes should be a new subdomain and that awstats are now behind http auth to keep robots etc out.
  • 2008-06-02: Support was added for Anti Bot (1), Tab 0 (1), and Piwik (5). The FlaggedRevs extension has been split into 10 message groups. A meta extension will be created for this.
  • 2008-06-02: The following core messages were added: File-exists-duplicate ("This file is a duplicate of the following files:"), Specialpages-group-pages ("Lists of pages"), Specialpages-group-pagetools ("Page tools"), Specialpages-group-wiki ("Data and tools"), Specialpages-group-spam ("Spam tools"), Specialpages-group-redirects ("Redirecting special pages"), and specialpages-note.
  • 2008-06-02: In May 2008 Betawiki users have contributed to the localisation of 201 languages. Thank you!
  • 2008-06-02: Deleted some invalid protections from database that showed up in Special:ProtectedPages.

May 2008

April 2008

See the block list for the list of currently operational bans and blocks."), and Recentchangeslinked-title ("Changes related to "$1"")

  • 2008-04-12: The project Skanwiki has started, a collaboration between Nordic languages. If you contribute to Danish, Nynorsk, Bokmål or Swedish, please join the effort.
  • 2008-04-12: Betawiki staff has mailed out its first monthly-ish newsletter. You did not get it? Get your e-mail confirmed!
  • 2008-04-12: 14 new core messages were added: Viewsourceold ("view source"), Emailuserfooter ("This email was sent by $1 to $2 by the "Email this user" function at If you reply to this email, your email will be sent directly to the original sender, revealing your email address to them."), Whatlinkshere-hideredirs ("$1 redirects"), Whatlinkshere-hidetrans ("$1 transclusions"), and Whatlinkshere-hidelinks ("$1 links"), and others. Please update your translations.
  • 2008-04-11: Support was added for extension Author Protect (13)
  • 2008-04-11: Support was added for extension Online Status (8)
  • 2008-04-10: Have you translated the extension of the week: Interwiki? (used on Counter-Vandalism wiki)
  • 2008-04-10: Five new core messages were added for Special:Listgrouprights. Please update your translations.
  • 2008-04-09: A preference was added in the tab Misc to opt-out from receiving monthly newsletters from Betawiki staff. We think this frequency is non-intrusive and it will increase the number of regularly maintained languages, as well as keep users informed of what is happening within Betawiki, and things to come. A first mail to anyone with a confirmed e-mail address (even if opted out before that) is planned somewhere in the coming week. No newsletters will be delivered to users that have opted out after that. The newsletters will also be posted on-wiki (but that will not have that much impact if you are inactive...).
  • 2008-04-08: Several new core messages were added. Please update your translations.
  • 2008-04-07: Revdelete-legend ("Set visibility restrictions"), and Resetprefs ("MediaWiki:Resetprefs/2008") were changed and fuzzied. Nine new core messages were added. Please update your translations.
  • 2008-04-07: Support for extension Flagged Revisions was removed. Betawiki admins think that the extension is too volatile at the moment to keep up with. Once there is more stability, it will be added again.
  • 2008-04-07: Support was added for extensions watchsubpages (2), gotocategory (1), and globalblocking (40)
  • 2008-04-07: Historical day: MediaWiki now has 100 languages with proper localisation of the most often used messages!
  • 2008-04-04: Rev-deleted-event ("(log details removed)") was reworded and fuzzied.
  • 2008-04-02: Eight new core messages were added: Revdel-restore ("change visibility"), Suppressionlog ("Suppression log"), Suppressionlogtext ("Below is a list of deletions and blocks involving content hidden from administrators.

See the block list for the list of currently operational bans and blocks."), Suppress ("Suppress"), Group-suppress ("Suppressors"), Group-suppress-member ("suppressor"), Grouppage-suppress ("Project:Suppress"), and Suppressedarticle ("suppressed "$1""). Some related messages were fuzzied.

March 2008

  • 2008-03-31: Support for the extension Makereviewer was dropped as it no longer exists (-/-26 messages, of which 2 have moved to Flagged Revs)
  • 2008-03-31: Two core messages were fuzzied: userrights-available-add, and userrights-available-remove. Three core messages were added: Userrights-groups-help ("You may alter the groups this user is in:
  • A checked box means the user is in that group.
  • An unchecked box means the user is not in that group.
  • A * indicates that you cannot remove the group once you have added it, or vice versa.
  • A # indicates that you can only put back the expiration time of this group membership; you cannot bring it forward."), Userrights-changeable-col ("Groups you can change"), and Userrights-unchangeable-col ("Groups you cannot change").
  • 2008-03-27: One core message was added: Upload-maxfilesize ("Maximum file size: $1").
  • 2008-03-27: We suffered some network downtime from approximately 9.00 CET to 11.00 CET. Our apologies for the inconvenience this may have caused.
  • 2008-03-25: One core message changed and was fuzzied: Confirmemail_body ("Someone, probably you, from IP address $1,

has registered an account "$2" with this email address on

To confirm that this account really does belong to you and activate email features on, open this link in your browser:


If you did *not* register the account, follow this link to cancel the email address confirmation:


This confirmation code will expire at $4."). Two core messages were added: Confirmemail_invalidated ("Email address confirmation canceled"), and Invalidateemail ("Cancel email confirmation").

Make sure that this change will maintain historical page continuity.") (part removed), Mergehistory-empty ("No revisions can be merged.") (punctuation added), and mergehistory-success (plural added). Two messages were added: Mergehistory-autocomment ("Merged $1 into $2"), and Mergehistory-comment ("Merged $1 into $2: $3").

February 2008

  • 2008-02-26: Messages categorystepper-desc, and multiboilerplate-desc have changed, and were fuzzied
  • 2008-02-26: Support added for Invitations (19 messages), and Sub Page List 3 (3 messages)
  • 2008-02-25: four new core messages were added: tog-showhiddencats, hidden-categories, hidden-category-category, and hiddencategories. Translate!
  • 2008-02-25: Message filepageexists has changed and was fuzzied. Please update your translations.
  • 2008-02-23: MediaWiki 1.12 has been branched. Keep on completing your message groups (1, 2, 3) and we will be maintaining 1.12 translations too (soon)!
  • 2008-02-22: Niklas and Siebrand have finally met in person. They will be visiting FOSDEM this weekend, where they will try and talk with other people involved in localisation and try and think of more nice wiki tools for the localisation community.
  • 2008-02-22: New core message added: feed-unavailable
  • 2008-02-22: Support added for Collection
  • 2008-02-21: New core message added: red-link-title
  • 2008-02-21: Support added for Google Maps
  • 2008-02-20: Have you translated the extension of the week: Translate? (used here!)
  • 2008-02-20: Support added for CrowdAuthentication, EditOwn, GlobalUsage, googleAnalytics, and RandomImage
  • 2008-02-19: Support added for Data Transfer, Labeled Section Transclusion, and Timeline
  • 2008-02-18: Support added for Double Wiki, Poem, Random Root Page, and Wikihiero
  • 2008-02-17: MediaWiki 1.12 will be branched soon. Please try and complete your unfinished message group this week (1, 2, 3)
  • 2008-02-17: two new core messages were added: undeletelink, and toomanymatches. Translate!
  • 2008-02-15: captcha-edit was fuzzied as 'article' was changed to 'page'. Please check all your core and extension translations, as 'article' should not be used.
  • 2008-02-15: 18 core messages related to media files were updated and fuzzied. Please update your translations.
  • 2008-02-14: support for three new extensions was added: Crosswiki Block
  • 2008-02-14: Our provider has informed us of maintenance between 20:00 and 24:00 CET for a kernelupgrade. The expected downtime should not exceed 20 minutes. (done already)
  • 2008-02-13: Have you translated the extension of the week: Quiz? (used on Wikiversity)
  • 2008-02-13: support for three new extensions was added: CommentPages, ForcePreview, and RightFunctions
  • 2008-02-11: Betawiki now uses the extension New User Message to provide a welcome message with useful information immediate after user creation so users can get up to speed more quickly.
  • 2008-02-10: Support for translation of messages of the following extensions was added: Who's Online, Title Key, Edit User, Import User, and New User Message
  • 2008-02-09: Group statistics are now updated automatically every day at about 21:50 CET
  • 2008-02-08: The message revreview-changed has changed and was fuzzied
  • 2008-02-06: Have you translated the extension of the week: New User Log? (used on Betawiki)
  • 2008-02-06: several messages with extension descriptions for Special:Version were added. More extensions will probably follow.
  • 2008-02-05: The messages createaccount-text, editinginterface, and prefs-watchlist-days have changed.
  • 2008-02-05: Support was added for extension Semantic Calendar.
  • 2008-02-05: In January 2008 Betawiki users have contributed to the localisation of 130+ languages. Thank you!
  • 2008-02-03: extensions AutomaticGroups and Resign have been removed as they are obsolete. Extension Clean changes was added.
  • 2008-02-02: about 10 descriptions for extensions were added. One message in Liquid Threads has changed and was fuzzied.
  • 2008-02-01: we have migrated to a new server. Please report any strange behaviour on Support.
  • 2008-02-01: we have installed a new server with more memory and are waiting for migration by our provider Netcup. This will result in some downtime. Please be patient and try again in 30 minutes...
  • 2008-02-01: support was dropped for extension Desysop, as the functionality is covered by the standard version of MediaWiki.

January 2008

  • 2008-01-31: Our hosting provider Netcup has kindly offered to upgrade our server. This means that we now have a little extra speed. We are currently planning steps to migrate to a different server where we will be getting even more memory at our disposal. This will most probably mean that Betawiki will be unreachable for about two hours somewhere in the coming week.
  • 2008-01-31: Have you translated the extension of the week: Wikidata Language Manager? (used on OmegaWiki)
  • 2008-01-31: support was dropped for extensions GiveRollback and Oversight, as the functionality is covered by the standard version of MediaWiki.
  • 2008-01-31: 14 new core messages have been added so that Special:Version now supports localisation. Extension description localisation support has been added for Cite. More extensions are expected to follow.
  • 2008-01-29: Message changes: core { new: delete-confirm, delete-backlink (optional), delete-legend; changed deletecomment; removed confirmdelete, deletesub } and new message newuserlog-byemail for new user log.
  • 2008-01-29: Messages "hist-quality" and "hist-stable" from Flaggedrevs have changed.
  • 2008-01-27: We have cleaned up the user rights of Betawiki users. Formerly, everyone was given sysopship and bureaucratship. Now, these rights have been removed by most inactive users. Most users have now just translator rights.
  • 2008-01-27: New messages "filepageexists" (core) and "smoothgallery-gallery-not-found" (smooth gallery).
  • 2008-01-26: Support was added for extensions Category Stepper and Multi Boilerplate.
  • 2008-01-24: .po export now opens in a download. This prevents all kinds of encoding issues on the side of the translator.
  • 2008-01-24: New messages were added: 'filedelete-reason-dropdown' containing a pre-defined list with reasons for deletion of a page, 'filedelete-reason-otherlist', and 'filedelete-otherreason'.
  • 2008-01-24: Have you translated the extension of the week: Username Blacklist? (used on Wikimedia sites)
  • 2008-01-22: The message importsuccess has changed. It was fuzzied. The following core messages have been added: 'import-parse-failure', 'import-noarticle', 'import-nonewrevisions','xml-error-string'
  • 2008-01-17: Support was added for the translation of extension Parser Diff Test used to compare old and new MediaWiki parser output. It was also added to the meta extension group Extensions used by Wikimedia.
  • 2008-01-16: The Language project has started today. It is a sponsored localisation drive for MediaWiki focused on languages from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America with currently poor localisation. Up to €200,00 ($293) per localisation can be collected to re-donated when all four translation milestones have been reached.
  • 2008-01-16: One extension message group was dropped and integrated into Wikidata Language Manager. 83 more messages for OmegaWiki were added.
  • 2008-01-16: Have you translated the extension of the week: Parser Functions? (used on Wikimedia sites)
  • 2008-01-15: Thanks to SPQRobin it is now possible to easily translate the Main Page of Betawiki from within the Translate module.
  • 2008-01-10: Support was dropped for MakeBot (19 messages) and MakeSysop (17 messages), as these extensions will be obsolete soon. We see no use in asking you to translate them anymore.
  • 2008-01-09: Support was added for the translation of extension Metavid Wiki
  • 2008-01-09: Have you translated the extension of the week: Site Matrix? (used on Wikimedia sites)
  • 2008-01-09: Support was added for the translation of extension Purge Cache
  • 2008-01-08: Support was added for the translation of extension Semantic Drilldown
  • 2008-01-07: We had a Chinese spider bot bugging us the past few days. This made Betawiki very slow sometimes. It looks like we have blocked it and things are back to normal.
  • 2008-01-07: Support was added for the translation of extension UsageStatistics
  • 2008-01-06: The messages group extensions used by Wikimedia has been updated. ParserFunctions and FancyCaptcha had not been added yet. CentralAuth and Flagged Revisions have been added to the group because they are near production.
  • 2008-01-04: It is now possible to translate the custom user interface of Betawiki, which means only the sidebar currently. Also activated sidebar caching with expire time of 5 minutes, so don't wonder if your translations don't show up immediately.
  • 2008-01-04: The following messages have changed. 'This site' was replaced by {{SITENAME}} in nocreatetext, rev-deleted-text-permission, filedelete-nofile, sorbsreason, sorbs_create_account_reason, farmer-list-wiki-text, and farmer-admimistration-listupdate-text. Please check outdated core, and extension messages.
  • 2008-01-03: There are some new messages about upload import upload errors: "importuploaderrorsize", "importuploaderrorpartial" and "importuploaderrortemp". The message "importuploaderror" is deprecated.
  • 2008-01-03: In December 2007 Betawiki users have contributed to the localisation of 120+ languages. Thank you!
  • 2008-01-02: Support was added for the translation of extension SemanticForms
  • 2008-01-02: Best wishes for 2008! Have you translated the extension of the week: Confirm Edit? (used on Wikimedia sites)

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