Technology report

Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News

More work on a Single User Login was done this week. Brion Vibber made some modifications to the Central Auth code and tested the cross-wiki username merging for how long it would take. See the mailing list post for more details.

A new ParserFunction, {{#rel2abs}}, was added this past week. Given a relative page name such as /Subpage, it will return a fully qualified page name such as Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2006-12-04/Technology report/Subpage. This can be used as input for other functions, such as {{#ifexist}} or {{localurl}}. (Carl Fürstenberg and Tim Starling, bug 8021, r17979)

Automatically-linked ISBNs can now contain spaces. (Ilmari Karonen, bug 8110, r18074)

A few interface changes were made:

Some updates were made to non-English messages, specifically:

Internationalization help is always appreciated! See m:Localization statistics for how complete the translations of languages you know are, and post any updates to Mediazilla.

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