Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019-May

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgApril 2019 Wikimedia language engineering monthly report for May 2019 June 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.

Publish settings dialog showing destination options.


Usage data[edit]

Content Translation monthly data May 2019
Articles created (during the month) 14263
Articles created till end of month 458773
Number of new translators (during the month) 1097
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5781
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8197
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

33591
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7232
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3278
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1874
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5917
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2095
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

661
Articles deleted (during the month) 426

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.

  • Add non-priority languages to MessageGroupStats if priorityforce is false. (T221498)
  • Fix ManageMessageGroups from re-appearing after submission. (T218289)
  • Replace checkbox with radio buttons on Special:ManageMessageGroups. (T160606)
  • Fix notice appearing on TwnMainPage due to invalid return format. (T220583)
  • Fix incorrect link to the message on translate editor. (T222588)
  • Make first column's width in language list box always adapt to content. (T220858)
  • Fix tabs on message table when using Timeless skin. (Patch)

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 4901 (+33); MediaWiki.org 4225 (+60); Commons 1248 (+35) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 209 (+0) 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]

Public communication and outreach[edit]

Team status[edit]