Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2018-May

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgApril 2018 Wikimedia language engineering monthly report for May 2018 June 2018TriangleArrow-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.

Highlights[edit]

Content Translation[edit]

Content Translation allows people to translate Wikipedia articles. Also check out out the newsletter and updates about version 2.


Usage data[edit]

Content Translation monthly data May 2018
Articles created (during the month) 12184
Articles created till end of month 323728
Number of new translators (during the month) 1107
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

4613
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6572
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

26126
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5652
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2476
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1456
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

4553
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1595
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

475
Articles deleted (during the month) 821


Translate[edit]

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.


Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 4405; MediaWiki.org 3677; Commons 756 [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 206 wikis Wikiapiary

Universal Language Selector[edit]

Universal Language Selector provides language selector, list of suggested languages, input methods and web fonts. It is part of MLEB.


Other extensions[edit]

Babel (part of MLEB):

cldr (Common Locale Data Repository) (part of MLEB):

CleanChanges (part of MLEB):

LocalisationUpdate (part of MLEB):

TranslationNotifications:

MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle[edit]

MediaWiki core internationalization[edit]

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 Milkshake[edit]

Project Milkshake consists of four re-usable jquery internationalization libraries.

jquery.i18n: A keyboard for the Fon language, spoken in Benin, was added by Mahuton, Amir, and Santhosh at the Hackathon in Barcelona.

jquery.uls

jquery.webfonts

jquery.ime

translatewiki.net[edit]

See also translatewiki.net news page.

Stats[edit]

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

TwnMainPage[edit]

Deployments and other site related updates[edit]

Cross team work/requirements[edit]

Team status[edit]