Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2018-October

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgSeptember 2018 Wikimedia language engineering monthly report for October 2018 November 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.

"Try the new version" allows to enable version 2 for the user from the translation dashboard.

Usage data[edit]

Content Translation monthly data October 2018
Articles created (during the month) 10,866
Articles created till end of month 375,648
Number of new translators (during the month) 976
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5408
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7218
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

28956
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6188
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2798
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1629
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5068
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1775
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

534
Articles deleted (during the month) 696


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]

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

jquery.uls

jquery.webfonts

jquery.ime

translatewiki.net[edit]

See also translatewiki.net news page.


Stats[edit]


TwnMainPage[edit]

Deployments and other site related updates[edit]

Cross team work/requirements[edit]

Team status[edit]