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[Task] Remove universally bad language codes from the set of language codes available for monolingual text values
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There are some language codes currently supported that we should not support at all. They have to be removed from PHP and JS ContentLanguages.

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  • Language codes that are not even well-formed BCP 47 language codes
    • tokipona, simple
  • Duplicate, deprecated language codes
    • roa-rup (=> rup), bat-smg (=> sgs), be-x-old (=> be-tarask), fiu-vro (=> vro), zh-min-nan (=> nan), zh-yue (=> yue), zh-classical (=> lzh)
  • Language codes we don't want for semantic reasons
    • de-formal, nl-informal

T125073 could be a follow-up.

Change 267031 had a related patch set uploaded (by Adrian Lang):
Remove bad language codes from mono languages

Lydia_Pintscher moved this task from incoming to in progress on the Wikidata board.Feb 3 2016, 1:34 PM

Change 268658 had a related patch set uploaded (by Thiemo Mättig (WMDE)):
More readable DifferenceContentLanguages parameters

Change 267031 merged by jenkins-bot:
Remove bad language codes from mono languages

Jonas closed this task as Resolved.Feb 9 2016, 10:09 AM

Change 268658 merged by jenkins-bot:
More readable DifferenceContentLanguages parameters