[Mediawiki-l] Hiding "subst:" syntax inside a template possible?

nakohdo Frank.Ralf at gmx.net
Wed Jan 26 14:31:52 UTC 2011

Platonides wrote:
>> Technically speaking "subst:" is a parser function, isn't it? 
> Not exactly a parser function. I would call it a /modifier/ for
> templates/parser functions.
>> Could I a
>> least create an alias for it (by modifying magic words?) which is more
>> meaningful for non English speakers?
> You are not expected to translate it. You would need to modify
> includes/MagicWord.php *and* the literal comparison in
> includes/parser/Parser.php at braceSubstitution()

Thanks, Platonides, for those glimpses into the inner workings of MediaWiki.
I have opted for your suggested solution of adding respective buttons to the
WYSIWYG editor which IMO is better than tampering with core files ;-)

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