On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 1:11 AM, Siebrand Mazeland (WMF) <smazeland@wikimedia.org> wrote:

I see no immediate problem with your proposal. Even though message keys are indicative of their usage, there needs to be some room to keep them usable for developers.
OK, I added a section <http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Coding_conventions#Abbreviations_in_message_keys> , so far it mentions "ph", "tip", and "tog" abbreviations.