[Foundation-l] Automatic username transliteration for SUL

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sun Dec 24 01:02:42 UTC 2006

On Sat, 23 Dec 2006, Birgitte SB wrote:

> I have a modified proposal based on the above.  If we
> could be give a new option a Special:Preferences to
> chose how we wish to have idenities displayed in
> histories, RC, block logs, etc. either by this
> existing number of by selected username.  That way
> those who prefer to see a number they can always read
> can do so and those who dislike equating people with
> numbers do not have to.  Since all the templates used
> in warnings etc use PAGENAME parameters the editor
> will be refered to as his selected name even whether
> the person placing the template can type it or not.
> Signatures will identify people who are actually
> communicating and some  desired policy can be placed
> on the kinds of fonts allowed in signatures.

I would add another useful feature: a way to link to a userpage by hand, 
by entering someone's alias*.


* This could be autogenerated, something like the way [[User:Mario|]] 
autocompletes now, but it would require an extra query to a user/alias 

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