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ContentTranslation with Interlanguages from Interwiki links

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Ál (talkcontribs)

Hi, I maintain several mediawikis of several languages. Can I use this extension to make easier translate content between them? Or this is only an extension ready to be used just within the same installation? (don't using Interwiki links en.wiki.com/wiki/article using wiki.com/wiki/article/en instead?

Thanks.

Amire80 (talkcontribs)

Thanks a lot for the interest!

It should be possible, and if it isn't, it's a bug.

As our FAQ says, we are developing this extension with Wikipedia in mind, so the default configuration definitely has a bias towards Wikipedia itself and sites with a similar configuration. However, most of it is just a MediaWiki extension, so it should work with careful configuration.

If you get stuck, please ask here or report a bug in Phabricator.

Ál (talkcontribs)

I was searching a lot in Meta and in Mediawiki.org about how Wikimedia foundation does it in Wikipedia.org and there's not a clear information! It is a wiki familiy or what? Thanks if you know it.

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Amire80 (talkcontribs)

Yes, ContentTranslation is definitely oriented at wiki families, with domains in the form of LANGUAGE_CODE.DOMAIN.TLD (this is configurable), and we pretty much assume that CentralAuth is used for usernames (by its nature ContentTranslation is cross-project, so the usernames should be cross-project as well, and if you aren't using CentralAuth, we don't know how will user accounts behave - we never tested it).

I suggest trying to install it and see what breaks ;)

Bugs and patches are seriously welcome - in practice we are working exclusively on Wikipedia integration.

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