[Mediawiki-i18n] [Wikitech-l] [Wikimedia-l] ContentTranslation gets to 2000
gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun May 3 07:33:59 UTC 2015
What does it take for the WMF to provide continued support for important
tools like Apertium ? If there is one movement that will benefit from
development of Apertium it is ours..
On 1 May 2015 at 15:57, David Cuenca <dacuetu at gmail.com> wrote:
> First of all a big thank you as a speaker of Catalan and fervent advocate
> of minoritary languages.
> OTOH, I would like to bring awareness to the topic of translation engine.
> Apertium is no longer supported as a GsoC project, I guess the project will
> keep alive but it worries me that downstream we reap the benefits without
> considering that the upstream projects might need support too.
> I wish that the conversation thread that was started long ago to support
> upstream projects also includes now open sourced translation tools because
> as your number show, they seem very relevant.
> Best regards,
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 8:04 PM, Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com>
> > -Wikimedia-l
> > Amir, this is awesome. Glad to see it's taking off.
> > On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 6:24 AM Amir E. Aharoni <
> > amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
> > >
> > > * In all the Wikipedias in which ContentTranslation is deployed, it is
> > > currently defined as a Beta feature, which means that it is only
> > available
> > > to logged-in users who opted into it in the preferences.
> > >
> > Regarding Beta feature status: what would it take to enable this as a
> > default? You mentioned this in plans for the coming months.
> > That deletion rate (60 out of 2000 = 3%?) looks actually a lot better
> > "pretty OK". According to historical stats, it's basically equivalent to
> > deletion rates for article creators with more than a month of
> > experience.
> > It seems like the only risk in taking this out of beta status as moving
> > a default is UI clutter for monolingual users who can't ever make use of
> > the feature? Maybe it's unobtrusive enough that you don't need to do
> > but perhaps you could enable as a default for only those users who have
> > substantively edited more than one language edition of Wikipedia? Either
> > that, or we could consider adding a "languages I edit in" section to
> > the Internationalisation section of user preferences?
> > I'm sure you've thought about this before, but I'd love to hear more
> > the rollout plan.
> > 1. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Wikipedia_article_creation
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