[Mediawiki-i18n] Issue Displaying Language Names in Translatewiki Drop-down (was: Re: [p-c] Translating of CLDR)

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Sat May 4 11:58:04 UTC 2013

CLDR 24 data submission has started on the 30th: 
They also changed interface: worth trying.
There are changes to plural rules for Sinhala, Farsi, Kannada, Russian, 
Serbian, Croatian, Armenian, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Zulu, Latvian, 


Shervin Afshar, 01/03/2013 21:24:
> Reza,
> +mediawiki-i18n mailing list.
> I checked few of the languages and I believe most of them in the
> drop-down list are available in CLDR 22.1 are already present in that
> list with proper translations. Apparently, there is another issue with
> inheritance in their use of CLDR. For example in that language drop-down
> in the page you mentioned, "ug" (Uyghur) is properly translated as
> "اویغوری", but the following choices "ug-arab" and "ug-latn" which
> specify if the language is written in Arabic or Latin script, are not.
> In this case the parent locale ("ug") shouldn't be displayed at all
> (hence http://goo.gl/Koy3x) and the name of the language and appropriate
> scripts (which exists in CLDR as well) should be used for the script
> variants of the locale ("ug-arab" and "ug-latn"). It might be an issue
> which raise when the translated script name is missing in CLDR data
> since the label for "ku-arab" is displayed okay.
> More major problem here is that lots of these languages are not - yet -
> supported by CLDR. The following link shows a list of languages which
> are added to CLDR as supported languages for content submission (locale
> data, etc.):
> http://st.unicode.org:8080/cldr-apps/survey?_=root&x=Languages
> And here are the Persian translations:
> http://st.unicode.org:8080/cldr-apps/survey?_=fa&x=Languages
> Wikimedia projects support way more languages (specifically minority
> ones) and it's desired to add the locale data for these to CLDR, but the
> process is not very straightforward for common users of Wikimedia
> projects. There were some efforts to assist users of various Wikimedia
> projects to submit data to CLDR (see
> http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Language_support_team/CLDR-2012).
> All in all, I'm interested in a relatively more straightforward solution
> to collect some of the locale data from the Wikimedia projects community
> to be submitted to CLDR.
> Regards,
> Shervin
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 10:20 AM, reza moshksar <reza.moshksar at gmail.com
> <mailto:reza.moshksar at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I want to localize https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:CLDR
>       and it uses CLDR data.
>     i.e. if you check here
>     <http://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=Special:Translate&group=mediawiki&language=fa&setlang=fa> by
>     clicking on زبان tab it shows each language but some of them are not
>     translated to Farsi .
>     Does any one know where can I translate these language names? I am
>     confused.
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