Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2015-November

From MediaWiki.org
Jump to navigation Jump to search
TriangleArrow-Left.svgOctober 2015 Wikimedia Language engineering, November 2015 December 2015TriangleArrow-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]

  • Personalized recommendations from the http://recommend.wmflabs.org/ by research team is integrated to suggestions system of CX. Users will get suggestions based on their previous translations as well.
  • The suggestions system now supports manually curated campaigns based on a category. Articles existing in a category in one language but not in another can be created as a campaign.
  • The UX of suggestions view improved further. More improvements and features planned for coming weeks
  • Design and development of parallel corpora based on translations in content translation started(https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T111905)
  • The cxserver is getting migrated to service-runner. The rewritten version is planned to deploy in December 2015
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes based on user feedback

Usage data[edit]

Details Numbers
Articles created (during the month) 7181
Articles created till end of month 36015
Number of new translators (during the month) 1380
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

560
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

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

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6016
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1149
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

521
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

283
Total number of translators with >= 5 and <= 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

796
Total number of translators with >20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

270
Articles deleted (during the month) 507

Comparisons[edit]

Other projects[edit]

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

Development update[edit]

Translate had a lot of code maintenance:

  • The number and size of master database queries in message index were reduced significantly
  • Code style checkers were added and made to run automatically. Issues found by them were fixed (Thanks to Željko Filipin and Paladox)
  • Large cleanup to token handling

Universal Language Selector also had code cleanups.

  • The usage of jQuery.tipsy was reduced due to performance reasons (thanks to Ori Livneh).
  • A compatibility issue with Internet Explorer 8 was fixed (although the support for that browser will soon be dropped in general).
  • Input methods for Yoruba were added by update of jQuery.ime library.

Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 2408 (+82); MediaWiki.org 2655 (+19); Commons 421 (+4)
  • Translate extension is installed on 205 wikis (+2), according to Wikiapiary

Updates from translatewiki.net volunteers[edit]

Deployments and other site related updates[edit]

Machine Translation[edit]

  • ContentTranslation added new MT service Yandex for English to Russian (T89844).

Campaign[edit]

  • 'article-recommender-1' campaign was added which is used in article suggestion.

Cross team work/requirements[edit]

Team status[edit]

  • No changes