Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019/September

TriangleArrow-Left.svgAugust 2019 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for September 2019 October 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 updates about version 2.

Usage dataEdit

Content Translation monthly data September 2019 Comments
Articles created (during the month) 12946
Articles created till end of month 524155
Number of new translators (during the month) 791
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

9820 vi
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8611 es
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 1640 vi
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

35466
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7702
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3476
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1979
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6385
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2249
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

746
Articles deleted (during the month) 625

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.

  • Added new Newline and Plural validators to improve the quality of translations submitted to the system.

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 4792 (-172); MediaWiki.org 4316 (+7); Commons 1302 (+4) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 298 (+4) 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.

Next release for MLEB is in October, 2019.

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 82 (+8) new users [1]
  • About 348 (+12) translators made about 49.500 (+8000) edits [2][3]
  • About 92 (-10) translators reviewed about 18.850 (+11.350) translations[4][5]

TwnMainPageEdit

Deployments and other site related updatesEdit

Cross team work/requirementsEdit

Public communication and outreachEdit

Team statusEdit