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Preliminary Interwiki linking and Second language preferences
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My idea is to allow users to create Preliminary interwiki linking on Wiki-data by linking existed article with non-existing article from another language. What are the benefits from this change? It will help our editors and visitors by giving them chance to read/translate articles from another language especially if they are bilingual/multilingual. Anyone can change his/her preferences and add "Second language" then the system automatically will connect any red links with blue link from his/her second language.


If french is my first language and English is my second:

conjonctivite allergique [En anglais]


La conjuntivitis alérgica [en Inglés]

English and set Arabic as second language:

Almashad mosque bombing [In Arabic]

I wish that you get my idea and if anyone wanna make any clarification he/she more than welcome :)

--Ziad (talk) 13:19, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

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