[Wikipedia-l] Nauruan and this ugly message under each en:article

Gerard.Meijssen gerardm at myrealbox.com
Mon Aug 9 18:04:02 UTC 2004

Ralesk Ne'vennoyx wrote:

> Gerard.Meijssen wrote:
>> The second thing was about the language "Nauru". According to http://na.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauruose it is called Nauruose in that language. As all languages are indicated by their local name, this needs fixing. To me it looks like something systeme if not I would like to know where to fix it.
> I don’t understand.
> Hungarian is called magyar in Hungarian.
> Interwiki is thus always “Magyar (%hungarian-in-the-language-of-wiki%)”
> Page about the Hungarian language is Magyar nyelv in wp:hu, but it should never be that in the English wikipedia.  It should be called “Hungarian (language)” with or without parentheses, whichever is preferred.
> With this example, on wp:na, Nauruose is a perfectly good article title, and on wp:en “Nauruan language” (with or without parentheses), is again perfectly valid.
> I don’t think I understand your problem.
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The interwiki links say Nederlands for nl: or Deutsch for de: or 日本語 for ja: and therefore they should say "Nauruose" for each na: interwiki.


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