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Mark Wikispeech pages for translation

Alicia Fagerving (WMSE) (talkcontribs)
Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

Those pages need some more preparation to make them translatable.

In general:

  • Headers must start on it's own line:


<translate>== Speechoid ==</translate>


 == Speechoid ==
  • Use variables for text that shouldn't be translated. For example: links (page titles, URLs). Example: [[<tvar name=1>m:Wikispeech</tvar>|on the project page]]
  • Break sentences in their own translation units instead of big paragraphs: <translate>(...) more accessible for people that have difficulties reading for different reasons.</translate> <translate>Wikispeech will be available as a MediaWiki extension.</translate>
Jdforrester (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Slightly preferred syntax for headers is:

== <translate>Speechoid</translate> ==

… as this avoids polluting the translators' interfaces with wikitext.

Shirayuki (talkcontribs)
Jdforrester (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Yes, there's a bunch of documentation that needs fixing about this, you're right.

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

I agree on not adding wikitext inside units. I'd also prefer to split bullet lists into their own units without including the bullets. Sadly, it makes the source page less readable.

Alicia Fagerving (WMSE) (talkcontribs)
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