Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019/April

TriangleArrow-Left.svgMarch 2019 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for April 2019 May 2019TriangleArrow-Right.svg

Monthly updates from the Wikimedia Language team about changes to internationalization and translation and other language support features. Names of people assumed to contribute as volunteers are in bold text.

HighlightsEdit

Content TranslationEdit

Content Translation allows people to translate Wikipedia articles. Also check out out the newsletter and updates about version 2.

Usage dataEdit

Content Translation monthly data April 2019
Articles created (during the month) 13359
Articles created till end of month 445024
Number of new translators (during the month) 1092
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5739
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8038
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

32863
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7085
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3249
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1821
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5802
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2047
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

635
Articles deleted (during the month) 593

TranslateEdit

Wikimedia's software is translated to hundreds of languages using the Translate extension for MediaWiki. In addition it is used to translate help pages, newsletters, policies, announcements, banners, etc. It is installed on Wikimedia special projects, translatewiki.net and many other sites. Translate is part of MLEB.

  • Languages box should rely on dynamic column sizing, not fixed (T220858)
  • Justify list of translators in Special:SupportedLanguages (Patch)

And a bunch of other behind the scenes improvements. Please follow this link to see a full list of patches submitted to the extension during this month.

Usage dataEdit

  • Translatable pages: Meta 4868 (+58); MediaWiki.org 4165 (+27); Commons 1213 (+68) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 209 (+2) wikis Wikiapiary

Universal Language SelectorEdit

Universal Language Selector provides language selector, list of suggested languages, input methods and web fonts. It is part of MLEB.

Other extensionsEdit

Babel (part of MLEB):

cldr (Common Locale Data Repository) (part of MLEB):

CleanChanges (part of MLEB):

LocalisationUpdate (part of MLEB):

TranslationNotifications:

MediaWiki Language Extension BundleEdit

The MediaWiki language extension bundle (MLEB) provides an easy way to bring ultimate language support to your MediaWiki. The bundle is a collection of a selected few MediaWiki extensions needed by any wiki which desires to be multilingual.

MLEB 2019.04 was released this month. Please see the release notes for a list of changes.

MediaWiki core internationalizationEdit

Changes to translations and equivalent localisation data (magic words, namespace names) are not included in this list. The volunteer translators are updating translations every day to keep up with changes.

Project MilkshakeEdit

Project Milkshake consists of four re-usable jquery internationalization libraries.

jquery.i18n

jquery.uls

jquery.webfonts

jquery.ime

translatewiki.netEdit

See also translatewiki.net news page.


StatsEdit


TwnMainPageEdit

Deployments and other site related updatesEdit

Cross team work/requirementsEdit

Public communication and outreachEdit

Team statusEdit