https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25476

--- Comment #14 from Niklas Laxström <niklas.laxst...@gmail.com> 2010-10-13 
06:42:58 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #12)
> Because this is explicitly what for I started this thread. It HAS to depend on
> user's preferences, instead of site's preferences like it is done now. Did you
> read the first message explaining why it is desirable for correct
> internationalization ?

Please stop assuming I don't get it. We are talking about the same thing
(writer is the person who signs his message, as opposed to any reader).

> Finally, if you really want a new parser function, this should just be one 
> that
> will be able to retrieve a selected user preference, such as:
> 
> {{#pref:key}}

Cannot do that, it would break caching and some people expect their preferences
to be private.

>   3. the default anonymous user (when not logged on) could also have locale
> preferences detected from its browser. Otherwise, the site's default locale
> will still apply.

Cannot do that either, because of caching, again.

I'm proposing a solution we can implement and which is very simple compared to
yours.

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