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Remove empty sublocales for Kazakh language (kk)
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Description

Remove no needed fallbacks (KK-KZ, KK-TR, KK-CN) for Kazakh language. It is not needed now.

bugs:

  1. Go to https://kk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Жұлдыз?useformat=mobile#/languages this link. Screenshot:
    no needed lang vars.png (540×966 px, 32 KB)
  2. and go to https://kk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Preferences?setlang=en then select user profile then select Content language variant dropdown menu. Screenshot:
    2016-11-15 11_10_05-lang vars.png (227×560 px, 15 KB)
  3. and go to https://kk.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Америка_Құрама_Штаттары&action=edit&setlang=en this article edit window link, and scrolling down to Wikidata entities used in this page. Screenshot:
    What is this.png (423×941 px, 40 KB)

Community discussion

Event Timeline

@Nemo_bis wrote:

The sublocales/variants were added in 9494318cb44c171280edc00c2396fd042aa6aa7b for no known reason (T8700: Kazakh language variants in Names.php), without translations.

Localisation statistics show there are zero translated messages; the variants are currently blacklisted and were removed from the portal by an unregistered user in 2008.

https://wikiapiary.com/wiki/Category:Kazakh knows only one non-Wikimedia wiki in Kazakh. It would be nice to confirm that few or no users are using this language in their preferences on Wikimedia wikis.

Why did you assign this to Arrbee? Did you ask her in private?

Please don't create new identical reports.