[Mediawiki-l] Templates

Slow Poke slowpoke at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 13:25:11 UTC 2004

In 1.2.x you have to put messages in the MediaWiki: namespace and use
the syntax {{msg:blah}}. The Template and {{blah}} notation was
introduced in 1.3.


On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 14:16:10 +0200, Tom Muylle
<tom.muylle at student.kuleuven.ac.be> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a little problem with templates (the {{name}} things). I'm using
> 1.2.6 on Windows. I made {{europe}} on a page, then made Template:europe (I
> copied straight from the source of
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Europe ). When i view the
> template-page, it gives me the list, so that works. When i return to my
> original page which should include the template, i see the text {{europe}},
> not [[Template:europe]] like http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template
> suggests when the template page doesn't exist, or the list of countries.
> Then i grepped the source: grep -r "{{" *.php, this found absolutely
> nothing. Is this because the metawiki-page is out of date, too recent or
> wrong? Am i using an old version?
> Thanks for reading,
>     Tom
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