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Change username106:52, 16 November 2017
Please support "Traditional Mongolian Script"521:46, 15 November 2017
MediaWiki talk:Sp-translate-data-MagicWords/ce313:43, 15 November 2017
About MediaWiki:Purge/en105:28, 10 November 2017
Support for Guianan Creole language ! 013:29, 13 November 2017
User:Fitoschido behavior315:27, 7 November 2017
Wikimedia:Xtools-edits/sr112:04, 1 November 2017
See to what languages my project has been translated207:44, 1 November 2017
MediaWiki:Babel014:20, 27 October 2017
Please update 3 WikiBlame messages103:20, 26 October 2017
Support Saraiki language310:04, 16 October 2017
CSRF token issue313:03, 4 November 2017
Wikimedia:Xtools-edits/sr001:54, 16 October 2017
how to translate an article into wikipedia?111:38, 6 May 2018
The last untranslated message is missing505:36, 13 October 2017
Translating *from* Italian *to* English220:14, 6 October 2017
Language selector does not worked305:37, 13 October 2017
Making Template:Doc-apihelp-param translatable003:50, 4 October 2017
How can the language name be changed?110:37, 3 October 2017
Why are translations in the Gothic wiki not correctly imported?1007:59, 30 September 2017
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Change username

Could you please change my username to Épine? Thanks.

Lost Whispers (talk)01:12, 16 November 2017

Done. Thanks for your continued translations to ckb!

Nemo (talk)06:52, 16 November 2017

Please support "Traditional Mongolian Script"

"Traditional Mongolian Script" ([w:] ) are used in mongolia and Inner Mongolia of China to this day to write Mongolian , which based on this classical vertical script. In Mongolia, the Cyrillic script writing system is used. Until 1990, only elders used to read and write the Mongolian script. But in the 1990s, secondary schools began to intensify the teaching of the Mongolian script.In China, the ethnic Mongol population was nearly 6 million according to a 2010 census. Many of them still receive nine-year compulsory education in Mongolian using the traditional Mongolian script.Mongolians living in Inner Mongolia are not familiar with the Cyrillic script and use the Mongolian script writing system only. They are unable to read Mongolian Wikipedia in Cyrillic. Data: A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code:mon [1] Unicode range: [2] The language name in English and in its own language: mongolian -ᠮᠤᠨᠭᠭᠤᠯ ᠬᠡᠯᠡ writing-mode: vertical-lr. Now, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Chrome support CSS writing-mode: vertical-lr. Default should still be "mon" in Latin alphabet. Please support "Traditional Mongolian Script".

Batu053235 (talk)00:50, 5 January 2014

I would exclusively oppose mn-Mong, as currently the Traditional Mongolian language is having a test-Wikipedia against at incubator:Wp/mvf.

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)13:15, 27 May 2017
  • One of the reason why the wiki is at mvf because creation of test wiki with codes like mn-Mong are not allowed?
  • Code on TWN do not need to correspond to wiki site code. For example, we have lzh and yue in TWN, while their wikis are now using zh-classical and zh-yue code.
C933103 (talk)22:20, 12 November 2017

I would leave first question for @Nikerabbit:, as the code selection should be judged by him. For the second question, URLs of both wikis are to be renamed, but not soon, technical blocks are listed on phab:T172035.

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)03:50, 13 November 2017

@C933103: The another reason that I oppose mn-Mong is the touchability, as a matching example, the Azerbaijani can be written (commonly) in Latin and Persian (aka Perso-Arabic) scripts, however, due to the tonal incompatible, we enabled both ISO 639-1 az for Latin (the national official language of the Republic of Azerbaijan, which should points ISO 639-3 azj "Northern Azerbaijani") and ISO 639-3 azb for Persian (the regional official language of South Azerbaijan province (?) of Iran, called "Southern Azerbaijani" in SIL website).

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)12:51, 13 November 2017

I believe there are no "incompatibility" between khk Mongolian and mvf Mongolian when writing with the Mongolian script. (Although Russian-originated words and Chinese-originated words will be different).

C933103 (talk)21:46, 15 November 2017

Please pay your attention to my question on the page.

Умар (talk)11:22, 15 November 2017

I'm afraid, the only possible way to handle your first sentense "User:Nemo_bis, Can I remove Russian words from here?" is, as like Ukrainian, drop the Russian fallback, which as Chechen is also a language of Russian Federation, I ask now: is it really fair to you?

Here are some important notes if you have ever accepted that:

  1. You have to translate messages from, and only from, the English, no longer Russian, also ALL the untranslated messages will be English rather than Russian;
  2. You have to make sure every Wikidata stuffs (where you have to visit and find templates, modules, items and properties, and some of templates, modules and ALL Wikidata MediaWiki: namespace pages will also require sysop edit requests) are having proper Chechen translations;
  3. You have to make sure the donation CentralNotice BANNERS are proper translated (you have to ask Meta-Wiki administrators to get the translateable message)
Liuxinyu970226 (talk)13:03, 15 November 2017
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Last edit: 05:27, 10 November 2017

Could you please set up translation for the Purge extension. Repo @ @translatewiki has been added as a collaborator to the project.


Hutchy68 (talk)04:36, 10 November 2017

I closed this as it appears the project was already added. Thanks!

Hutchy68 (talk)04:49, 10 November 2017

Support for Guianan Creole language !

Hi everyone ! Would like to request support for Guianan creole language. Portal link: Looking forward to your reply Thanks !

LeGuyanaisPure (talk)22:20, 8 November 2017

I'm sorry to bring this up here, but it's not the first time this happened and I need help to deal with this user.

User:Fitoschido is a very active Spanish translator. Not only he does a lot of work but also it's good work. That works as long as no one else challenges his contributions. In simple terms, he is not a "team player". When you try to contact him and discuss his changes, he doesn't reply or if he does, he doesn't want to reach consensus. It seems that his opinions are the only ones that matters. And this is going on since I came here (3 years ago). Most of the time I try to avoid conflict. I don't want to enter edit wars whith him (or anyone else). I avoid "touching" messages that he translates, etc. I'm not the only one having trouble with him.

But that's not the most serious thing. In the past, he called another users "imbecil" and "stupid". I tried to talk to him, asking to apologise to them so we can have a more pleasant enviroment for all of us (volunteer translator in our spare time) but nothing happened.

All our previous exchange in Translatewiki was in Spanish so I don´t know if the rest would be able to follow what happened, but it's there in his Talk page, in his comments, etc.

Hope someone else here at Translatewiki would help. I want to make clear that this is no personal at all (he makes many and good contributions most of the time) and that what I said is very verifiable in this very site (if you know Spanish).


Macofe (talk)23:03, 2 November 2017

I suggest talking with other Spanish language translators, and if they make conclusion that that user's certain translation(s) he/she does not "allow to touch" are really incorrect – try to talk them, "finalize" why they are incorrect and try again to correct them – and if that user still does not accept those correct and explained translations, use block on that user for certain periods of time, or indefinitely if still refuses to change (I hope blocking users here is possible same or similar as on Wikipedia).

PS After I posted this answer here, I got notification about New message; this should be fixed so that after user A posts something, user A does not get notification about new comment on some thread. Also, publishing changes when making new post still triggers "Do you want to leave this site, Changes you made may not be saved"...

Obsuser (talk)14:39, 5 November 2017

We use Liquid Threads here for discussion. It is no longer maintained. I am exploring the possibility to move to Flow, which is still maintained. But it won't be easy and migration is likely to be disruptive to some extend so it is not going to happen very soon.

Nike (talk)11:33, 7 November 2017

Note: I vote strongly support to migration, because since October, nearly all of my actions are stucked by a huge, huge and huge number of CSRF token errors. Do not say some "wrong from HHVM", HHVM doesn't result any wrong, the only wrong is from LQT which is too hard to uninstall.

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)15:27, 7 November 2017


Could someone delete/empty this page? It is probably primary for Xtools; Wikimedia:Xtools-edits/sr-ec should be used (capitalized), and here it is non-capitalized and editing /sr is not possible becuase we got transferred to sr-ec (and sr-el).

There is some problem with saving posts here, so it is saved twice. And it constantly keeps asking Do you want to leave this site, Changes you made may not be saved...

Obsuser (talk)23:25, 15 October 2017

The session issue should be fixed now.

Nike (talk)12:04, 1 November 2017

See to what languages my project has been translated

How to see a list of languages my project has been translated to, with percentages of completion?


  • English 100%
  • Hindi 99%
  • Punjabi 99%
  • German 98%
  • [...]
  • Swahili 1%

All other crowd translation platforms have this feature, so I guess there is something like this here too, but I haven't managed to find it. Thanks!

Nicolas Raoul (talk)09:18, 29 October 2017

Special:MessageGroupStats, which is also accessible from Special:Translate tabs and linked from e.g. Translating:WikimediaMobile.

Nemo (talk)09:27, 29 October 2017

Cool, thanks!

Nicolas Raoul (talk)10:25, 29 October 2017


Urdu translation included in the base page MediaWiki:Babel itself, which block other translations from displaying.

Praveenp (talk)02:24, 27 October 2017

Please update 3 WikiBlame messages

Please update the 3 following WikiBlame messages to https protocol:

I have already updated the other languages. Thanks in advance.

ping @Flominator

Od1n (talk)08:38, 24 October 2017

Support Saraiki language

Edited by author.
Last edit: 10:04, 16 October 2017

Language Saraiki is mainly written in Arabic script. So Skr and Skr-arab be merged. In wikimedia and other sites Skr-arab be deleted. Because Saraiki is just one language. In interface language and internationalization only one langauge be shown. Interface of Urdu words be adjusted as they are adjusted in SKR_Arab. All translations be converted to Skr i.e., Skr-arab be renamed as skr. so that one language Skr-arab be deleted from Special:SupportedLanguages. In language selector of Wikimedia Saraiki is Written two times. Kindly Skr-arab be deleted.

Saraiki (talk)15:33, 27 July 2017

Merging messages between two variants can be easy for sysops by using Special:mergehistory, but I'd love to know what's your actual wanted code (aka merge which to which)? Merge skr to skr-arab? Or vice versa?

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)00:57, 1 August 2017
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Last edit: 12:34, 28 September 2017

In interface language merge Skr-Arab in Skr، In interface language the all work as stood as in Skr-Arab be adjusted as Skr, and the word Skr-Arab be deleted in the the internationalization of the the language. Wiki is only in Skr. Please this conflict be removed. Saraiki. (talk) 10:45, 1 August 2017 (UTC).

Saraiki (talk)10:45, 1 August 2017

CSRF token issue

I keep having to resubmit my edits, because they don't get saved and an "invalid CSRF token" warning is shown to me. I only have this problem with Translatewiki. Same browser works just fine with other MW wikis.

Huji (talk)13:59, 15 October 2017

Can you try logging out and in again?

So far I have restart both hhvm and memcached and after I did that I haven't seen the problem again.

Nike (talk)14:08, 15 October 2017

I just did. On logging back in, it gave me a hard time (kicked me out a few times, gave me a "our backend cannot process this request" error, etc). But now it seems to work fine.

Huji (talk)14:30, 15 October 2017

I have same problem...

Obsuser (talk)23:23, 15 October 2017


Could someone delete/empty this page, or capitalize the word it contains? Translations in /sr are probably primary relative to sr-ec; for Xtools, Wikimedia:Xtools-edits/sr-ec should be used (capitalized); here it is non-capitalized, and editing /sr is not possible becuase we got transferred to sr-ec (and sr-el).

Obsuser (talk)23:22, 15 October 2017

how to translate an article into wikipedia?

how to translate an article into wikipedia?

NodFand (talk)20:12, 13 October 2017

try ContentTranslation?

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)04:18, 14 October 2017

The last untranslated message is missing

I'm trying to finish the Swedish translation of Intuition, but there seems to be one message left to translate even though no messages appear when I open the translation GUI. Any help?

// WikiPhoenix Talk12:29, 10 October 2017

This sometimes happens because there is an optional message needing update, but I've checked the box under the three dots next to the "Translated" tab and nothing comes up. I'm not sure then...

Nemo (talk)12:55, 10 October 2017
Nike (talk)13:02, 10 October 2017

I purged the DB manually and it is gone now.

Nike (talk)13:03, 10 October 2017

Neat! Thank you so much!

// WikiPhoenix Talk13:43, 11 October 2017

When I encounter this bug on Commons, I can usually fix it by opening the last message I translated, add and remove a space (which enables the Save button even though no changes have been made) and then saving.

// WikiPhoenix Talk13:48, 11 October 2017

Translating *from* Italian *to* English


I'm very worried that this is too basic a question, but I'm just getting started and I'm feeling stumped, so apologies if this is a stupid question...

I am an Italian-to-English translator as my job, and what I'm really looking for is to translate Wikipedia pages in Italian into English (I have seen such pages while doing research, so I know they exist). So far, I've only found English stuff to be translated into Italian, which isn't really my thing, as I am a native English speaker.

I've only looked around a little bit, so I may well be missing something, but if you could give me a shove in the right direction of finding Italian stuff to translate into English, I would very much appreciate it.


ChessiePique (talk)18:29, 6 October 2017

Ciao, temo che in effetti qui non abbiamo nessun progetto che sia traducibile verso l'inglese, anche se potresti per esempio tradurre dall'italiano allo spagnolo. Per tradurre verso l'inglese in Wikipedia ti conviene andare in w:Special:ContentTranslation e poi selezionare l'italiano come fonte. Puoi anche contribuire a qualche progetto di traduzione tematico, per esempio w:it:Progetto:GLAM/BEIC/Voci elenca qualche centinaio di voci in italiano che non hanno ancora una traduzione in inglese (sono semplicemente quasi tutte quelle che non hanno a fianco "tradotto in en:"...).

Nemo (talk)18:53, 6 October 2017

Nemo, grazie mille!

ChessiePique (talk)20:14, 6 October 2017

Language selector does not worked

ULS does not worked now. Changing interface language trough user preferences also does not worked (new value is saved in preferences, but interface language is still in old language).

Worked only "&setlang=" option in the URL.

This is TWN local problem, in Wikimedia wikis all worked correctly.

PS: In the dev. console i saw two critical errors:

  • Failed to load resource: net::ERR_BLOCKED_BY_CLIENT
  • analytics.js Failed to load resource: net::ERR_BLOCKED_BY_CLIENT

Maybe these is related with this issue.

Kaganer (talk)09:53, 5 October 2017
Nike (talk)11:32, 5 October 2017

I have rolled back last deployment while investigation continues.

Nike (talk)12:47, 5 October 2017

Currently all works correctly. Thanks!

Kaganer (talk)17:19, 6 October 2017

Hi there, I'm trying to replace the content in Template:Doc-apihelp-param with Template:Localized in order to make it possible to translate it to other languages, since other templates (Template:Doc-singularthey to name one) used in documentation pages allows this. I wasn't successful in my (two) attempts, since the bullet list that follows "For other messages relating to this module[...]" won't display, so now I'm asking for assistance. The problem seem to lie in the fact that the some parameter values, like params, won't pass to the sub page I created for the English translation (Template:Doc-apihelp-param/en).

// WikiPhoenix Talk22:45, 3 October 2017

How can the language name be changed?

For Gothic it says "gutisk", but it should be "gutiska razda". Where can this be changed?

Gothicspeaker (talk)01:04, 3 October 2017

In general, those language names are handled by CLDR. However as I checked Locale Data Summary, there's unfortunatelly no Gothic locale available.

If by filling this thread you mean that those should be shown in Gothic, please first file a new ticket (ask @Amire80: if you don't know how to submit it).

If you visited a site in other languages, and saw that name is shown wrong, can you provide which language were you using in that time?

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)10:37, 3 October 2017

Why are translations in the Gothic wiki not correctly imported?

I translated recent changes as 'aftumistos inmaideinos', but it shows 'aftumistos maideinos' for months now, it's the samewith other words and phrases.

Gothicspeaker (talk)02:39, 1 October 2016

What I don't understand isthat I translated all instances like this. So why does it show an old translation?

Gothicspeaker (talk)02:41, 1 October 2016

Local messages such as w:got:MediaWiki:Recentchanges need to be deleted, for the MediaWiki translations to take effect.

Nemo (talk)12:06, 1 October 2016

@Krenair: Isn't this tracked at phab:T45917? Or why don't you use script on gotwiki?

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)23:12, 1 October 2016

Irrelevant, the script is used for identical messages. Local sysops need to delete the non-identical messages where appropriate (after copying the translation here if it's better for all MediaWiki wikis).

Nemo (talk)08:27, 2 October 2016

My adminship recently expired so I 'll unfortunately have to wait some time to do this... And we have 0 admins currently.

Gothicspeaker (talk)15:16, 2 October 2016

Where can I find a page with all our local MediaWiki messags to delete?

Gothicspeaker (talk)15:19, 2 October 2016

Pressing the delete button is the smallest part of the job. If you make a list of messages to delete, people at m:SRM will gladly delete pages for you.

Nemo (talk)15:20, 2 October 2016
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