Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019-February

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgJanuary 2019 Wikimedia language engineering monthly report for February 2019 March 2019TriangleArrow-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 February 2019
Articles created (during the month) 11143
Articles created till end of month 417465
Number of new translators (during the month) 796
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5665
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7764
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

31497
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6742
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3070
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1744
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5564
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1921
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

593
Articles deleted (during the month) 308

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.


  • Special:SearchTranslations handles better some pathological search queries.
  • Abijeet Patro fixed showing/hiding priority language notices on Special:Translate when language was changed using the selector.

Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 4784; MediaWiki.org 4118; Commons 947 [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 207 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

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]

  • Abijeet Patro joins the team as a Software Engineer (Contract). He will be working on Translate and translatewiki.net.