[Mediawiki-i18n] beta testing mobile webfonts
arichards at wikimedia.org
Mon Dec 16 23:46:30 UTC 2013
I suspect this is something the language team will best be able to answer.
Beyond this, do you need any other support in order to get webfonts out to
one of these wikis? And out of curiosity, what is your timeline for this?
On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 2:03 PM, Ryan Kaldari <rkaldari at wikimedia.org>wrote:
> Per conversations with Amir, Santhosh, Siebrand, and Jon, I would like to
> beta test mobile webfonts on 1 wiki and then possibly add more wikis later
> if the beta test does not cause any adverse effects. To this end, I have
> identified seven candidate wikis that I would like your help to narrow down
> further. These seven wikis meet the following criteria:
> 1. The language of the wiki would benefit from loading a webfont by default
> 2. The default font would be less than 50K in size
> 3. The wiki has at least 50 active users (i.e. a community)
> Language Code Articles Users Active Users Font Size Punjabi pa 8,069
> 6,818 61 12.6K Gujarati gu 24,623 17,696 59 28K Marathi mr 39,621 39,114
> 135 36.4K Nepali ne 24,944 14,379 73 36.5K Hindi hi 109,045 101,837 274
> 37.3K Oriya or 4,535 5,937 76 47.8K Kannada kn 14,384 17,455 177 48K
> The main variables that I don't know are:
> 1. How bad is the experience on each of these wikis without webfonts?
> 2. Do we already have a working relationship with the communities on any
> of these wikis?
> If you guys could help me narrow down this list to one or two choices, it
> would be greatly appreciated!
> Ryan Kaldari
Software Engineer, Mobile
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