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MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle 2021.07 release
Hello all,

I would like to announce the release of MediaWiki Language Extension
Bundle 2021.07. This bundle is compatible with MediaWiki 1.35 or above
and requires PHP 7.2 or above.

Next MLEB is expected to be released in 3 months. If there are very
important bug fixes, we will do an intermediate release. Please give
us your feedback at

* Download:
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Quick links:
* Installation instructions are at:
* Announcements of new releases will be posted to a mailing list:
* Report bugs to:

Release notes for each extension are below.

-- Kartik Mistry

== Babel, cldr, CleanChanges and LocalisationUpdate ==
* Localisation and maintenance updates.

== Translate ==
* '''BREAKING CHANGE''': Translate extension now requires MediaWiki
1.35 or above.
* When translating in Page mode, modifying and publishing a message
causes its to become empty ({{phab|T270819}})
* '''SECURITY''': Enhance validation and logging for AggregateGroups
API deletions ({{phab|T282932}})
* Make Special:PageTranslation work with ONLY_FULL_GROUP_BY ({{gerrit|701871}})
* '''BREAKING CHANGE''': Remove TranslateMessageGroupPathVariables
hook ({{gerrit|701678}})
* GettextFFS: Only allow pot mode for source language ({{phab|T230361}})
* Translation page deletion should not clear metadata ({{gerrit|694306}})
* Added content model and handler for translatable modules
({{gerrit|638528}}, {{phab|T271406}})
* Allow showing yearly stats in Special:TranslationStats ({{phab|T281244}})
* '''BREAKING CHANGE''': Remove Validator and LegacyValidatorAdapter
* Improve display of very long insertables ({{gerrit|685805}})
* Fix "Translation units to be deleted appear with unit ID -1 on
Special:PageTranslation" ({{phab|T283971}})
* Localisation updates.

=== Configuration variable changes ===
To address voice and tone issues in the Translate extension
({{phab|T277965}}) the following configuration variable names have
been renamed:
* <code>TranslateBlacklist</code> ?
* <code>TranslateAuthorBlacklist</code> ?
* <code>TranslateCheckBlacklist</code> ?

''The old variables will be supported for MLEB 2021.07 release but
removed in the MLEB 2021.10 release.''

If you have defined
[[Help:Extension:Translate/Group_configuration|message groups]]
defined with <code>LANGUAGE</code> attributes,
<code>whitelist/blacklist</code> have been changed to

== UniversalLanguageSelector ==
* '''BREAKING CHANGE''': UniversalLanguageSelector extension now
requires MediaWiki 1.35 or above.
* MODERN VECTOR: Position language menu below language button ({{phab|T276248}})
* Update jquery.uls and jquery.ime from upstream
* Fix "Suggested language list not available for ULS version in new
language button". ({{phab|T282037}})
* MODERN VECTOR: Fix "ULS settings window can’t be opened with the
preferences link on new Vector". ({{phab|T282956}})
* Fix "ULS preferences tool link cannot be opened when compact
languages disabled" ({{phab|T286574}})
* Localisation updates.

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