Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019-June

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgMay 2019 Wikimedia language engineering monthly report for June 2019 July 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 updates about version 2.

Usage data[edit]

Content Translation monthly data June 2019
Articles created (during the month) 19627
Articles created till end of month 478109
Number of new translators (during the month) 760
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6372
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8309
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 9177
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

34024
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7343
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3336
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1912
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6042
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2137
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

676
Articles deleted (during the month) 306


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.

  • Enable codehealth pipeline for the Translate extension. (T225581)
  • Search icon on the Manage Translator Sandbox is not positioned properly on Timeless theme (T226409)
  • Convert Translate to use extension registration (T87985)
  • Add progressive flag for submit button on Special:SearchTranslations
  • Extend message checker framework to support errors that prevent saving (T204568)
  • Invalid "more warnings" label shown during message translation (T220789)

And a bunch of other behind the scenes improvements. Please follow this link to see a full list of patches submitted to the extension during this month.

Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 4922 (+21); MediaWiki.org 4264 (+39); Commons 1266 (+18) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 292 wikis Wikiapiary. Drastic change when compared to last month is due to a bug with Wikiapiary noted here.

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]

The MediaWiki language extension bundle (MLEB) provides an easy way to bring ultimate language support to your MediaWiki. The bundle is a collection of a selected few MediaWiki extensions needed by any wiki which desires to be multilingual.

Next release for MLEB is in July, 2019

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]

Public communication and outreach[edit]

Team status[edit]