similar change done in ("Edit summary").("(edit summary removed)") should be changed to "summary removed", for consistency within the complete MediaWiki localization and the
It's not always a comment, as far as I know. It can be an edit summary (if it was a regular edit) or a reason (if it was a log entry). I think we should leave it as is.
Should probably create a bugzilla issue for this. Takes too much time to casually look into.
ChangesList.php: return ' ' . $this->msg( 'rev-deleted-comment' )->escaped() . ''; EditPage.php: $data->log_comment = wfMsgHtml( 'rev-deleted-comment' ); FeedUtils.php: ? wfMsgHtml('rev-deleted-comment') ImagePage.php: $row .= '<td>' . $this->msg( 'rev-deleted-comment' )->escaped() . '</td>'; Linker.php: $block = " " . wfMsgHtml( 'rev-deleted-comment' ) . ""; Linker.php: $block = " " . wfMsgHtml( 'rev-deleted-comment' ) . ""; logging/LogFormatter.php: $element = $this->getRestrictedElement( 'rev-deleted-comment' ); revisiondelete/RevisionDelete.php: $block = ' ' . $this->list->msg( 'rev-deleted-comment' )->escaped(); specials/SpecialUndelete.php: $this->msg( 'rev-deleted-comment' )->escaped() . '</span></span>'; <pre>
There are already many bugs filed for revdel messages confusion due to bad terminology and what not: what to do?
Send a mail to wikitech-l (?). If you do, ensure to make an indisputable case.
Nooo emails to wikitech-l are something I completely fail at (which is part of the reason why I'm subscribed with delivery disabled). I was just wondering if I should add yet another "reword revdel" bug maybe with some tracking bug, or just add to an existing bug. Either way, it's bound to be a bit confusing, not a trivial task for a dev as you noted.