Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019/November

TriangleArrow-Left.svgOctober 2019 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for November 2019 December 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. Check out also the updates about version 2.

Usage dataEdit

Content Translation monthly data November 2019 Comments
Articles created (during the month) 15530
Articles created till end of month 552500
Number of new translators (during the month) 1208
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

10003
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8868 es
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 1471 ar
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

36823
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7959
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3613
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2056
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6599
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2314
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

803
Articles deleted (during the month) 804

Comment: Unusually high number of deletions in the Kazakh Wikipedia.


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.

  • Remove extraneous arrow from tux-editor-n-uses message. (Phab:T236736)
  • Add help link to Special:AggregateGroups (Phab:T179802)
  • Fix incorrect translation restriction check (Phab:T238099)
  • Add a link to the pagename in "tpt-unmarked" message (Phab:T236935)
  • Display error message with HTML entity insertables properly escaped (Phab:T231942)
  • Add secondary check before displaying tpt-unknown-page error (Phab:T221119)
  • Display an error message if translation aids fail to load (Phab:T221119)

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 4682 (-89); MediaWiki.org 4381 (+25); Commons 1262 (-48) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 300 (+1) wikis [1].

Universal Language SelectorEdit

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

  • Put overhauled icon on baseline and unify code with Vector's (Phab:T207075)

Please follow this link to see a full list of patches submitted to the extension during this month.

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.

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

  • About 56 (-6) new users [2]
  • About 303 (+2) translators made about 48.500 (-3500) edits [3][4]
  • About 89 (+17) translators reviewed about 25.000 (+3.900) translations[5][6]

TwnMainPageEdit

Deployments and other site related updatesEdit

Cross team work/requirementsEdit

Public communication and outreachEdit

Team statusEdit