Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2015-December

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgNovember 2015 Wikimedia Language engineering, December 2015 January 2016TriangleArrow-Right.svg

Monthly updates from WMF Editing - Language team

Content Translation[edit]

Updates from the ongoing development and deployment for Content Translation. (Newsletter)

Development update[edit]

  • cxserver migrated to service-runner. The API endpoint documentation is available at https://cxserver.wikimedia.org/v1. About 5 hours downtime happened during the transition.
  • Personalized suggestions are enabled and available for all language pairs. Suggestions are based on previous translations.
  • Parallel corpora API developed. Waiting for deployment in January
  • Misc bug fixes about stability

Usage data[edit]

Details Numbers
Articles created (during the month) 7806
Articles created till end of month 43742
Number of new translators (during the month) 1354
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

740
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1476 (es)
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6867
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1347
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

608
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

325
Total number of translators with >= 5 and <= 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

926
Total number of translators with >20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

330
Articles deleted (during the month) 553

Comparisons[edit]

Other projects[edit]

Updates from Translate, Universal Language Selector, MLEB and other projects.

Development update[edit]

As per regular MLEB release cadence, there was no release in December. Next release will be in January. We are getting steady over 100 downloads per month for the latest release.

Translate again had usual amount of code maintenance. Various code style checkers were updated and code was updated to confirm the new rules. A couple of small bugs were fixed and performance of message index code was improved. Work to make Translate compatible with PHP 7 was started.

OpenDyslexic font included in Universal Language Selector was updated.

All in all December was a quiet month.

Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 2607 (+199); MediaWiki.org 2870 (+215); Commons 434 (+13)
  • Translate extension is installed on 207 wikis (+2), according to Wikiapiary

Deployments and other site related updates[edit]

Cross team work/requirements[edit]

Team status[edit]

  • No changes