[Mediawiki-i18n] Internationalizing project names
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Wed Sep 16 02:44:31 UTC 2015
How about translating them in the same way as interface language? Is it
feasible? I think people would expect such a message show in same language
as their interface language instead of content language.
2015/09/16 10:00 "Erik Bernhardson" <ebernhardson at wikimedia.org>:
> Here are two ideas from talking to a few people, I'm not sure either is
> the right approach though
> First is to use CLDR to convert russian -> russische, and and plug that
> into an i18n message. This would have to be in WikimediaMessages and
> override a message without wikipedia. This feels awkward and will likely be
> wrong with with some language pairs.
> Showing results from the $1 wikipedia
> Idea 2 comes from observing that we are initially able to detect 50
> languages and are only mapping to a primary wikipedia for each language. We
> could make 50 matching i18n messages in WikimediaMessages with a fallback
> to a generic message.
> Search-results-from-enwiki: Showing results from the English Wikipedia
> Search-results-from-frwiki: Showing results from the French Wikipedia
> This will have scaling issues as we integrate wiktionarys and other
> projects but is less than a thousand messages so is feasible.
> On Sep 15, 2015 3:34 PM, "Erik Bernhardson" <ebernhardson at wikimedia.org>
> > Within search we are moving forward with cross-wiki searching.
> > This means if you go to de.wikipedia.org and search for
> ''Ревест-Сен-Мартен" we should show a message like:
> >> No results found on the German Wikipedia
> >> Showing results from the Russian Wikipedia
> > Except of course, it should be (beware machine translation):
> >> Keine Ergebnisse auf dem deutschen Wikipedia gefunden
> >> Zeige Ergebnis aus der russischen Wikipedia
> > So somehow, we have to map from a wiki id (ruwiki, enwiki, dewiki, etc)
> to a localized (not for that wiki, for every other wiki in all languages)
> version of that project name. How can we go about this?
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