On 28 November 2011 06:14, Tuszynski, Jaroslaw W. <
Apparently on Commons there is no standard if
categories go before interwikis or interwikis before categories, and
according to blocking admin, bots are expected to leave the page in the
order in which they found it.
Is there any easy solution to this problem?
No, not really. At the moment, what happens is this: first, all interwiki
links are removed from the page. Then, they are added to the bottom of the
This is - in general - a hard problem to work with. For instance, how
should a page like
"blah text [[en:interwiki]] blah blah
be adapted? And how should a page like
Changing the output to a different, but well-defined order is not that
hard. Determining the correct order is.
In this case, there are two options: thinking up some heuristic and
implementing it, or doing some politics ('hey, if you don't *want*
If you want to work on the heuristic, the replaceLanguageLinks function in
pywikibot/textlib.py is where you'd want to start.
Good luck (with either method ;-))!