[Mediawiki-i18n] MediaWiki i18n "call to arms"

Ivan Lanin ivanlanin at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 08:30:55 UTC 2007

Um, so, should I proceed asking jv:, su:, and bms: people to update
their language using betawiki? Btw, message file for map-bms has not
been created yet.

Regards, IRL

On 4/2/07, GerardM <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hoi,
> What Rob describes is correct but sadly he misses the point of the dispute.
> Indeed there are people working on internationalisation and I will be the
> first to acknowledge that Nikerabbit does a lot of great work. I singled him
> out when I mentioned that because of him there is currently support for
> Marathi and Lingala in MediaWiki.
> The issue is that people should be able to start the localisation in the
> Incubator. For that to be possible someone has to create the relevant
> message files in the Incubator. When a new project is created such a file
> needs to be created anyway. When a sufficient number of messages are
> translated, the patch for MediaWiki has to be dealt with no doubt along the
> lines Rob mentioned.
> For the Kabyle language work on the localisation has started. When one of
> the developers decides that sufficient messages have been translated in the
> BetaWiki to perform what Rob describes, then they can create the Kabyle
> wikipedia. with the blessing of the language committee.
> Thanks,
>    GerardM

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