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Rename crh from "Crimean Turkish" to "Crimean Tatar"
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In several places, the English name for Qırımtatarca is given as "Crimean Turkish", "Crimean Tatar" is the preferred name in English.

The English Wikipedia page on the language has "Crimean Tatar language" as its title (noting "also called Crimean Turkish"). Ethnologue lists "Crimean Tatar" as the main name, as does the Library of Congress Subject Headings.

Two places it occurs include "Languages" links on English Wikipedia (e.g., on the Crimean Tatar language enwiki page) where the tooltip for "Qırımtatarca" says "Crimean Turkish", and in the widget that let's you search for languages, where "Crimean" auto-completes to "Crimean Turkish" and "Crimean Tatar" doesn't match anything.

The primary variant name should be "Crimean Tatar" (e.g., on the Qırımtatarca link under "languages") in both those places and elsewhere. It would be nice if both "Crimean Tatar" and "Crimean Turkish" worked in the search widget, but if there can be only one, then "Crimean Tatar" is the one.

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TJones created this task.Mar 12 2018, 5:12 PM
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I'm not sure where this info is kept, so I'm not sure what project it should belong to.

and in the widget that let's you search for languages

That should be ULS (which gets its data from CLDR).

But there is also a place in WikimediaMessages.

Jayprakash12345 closed this task as Resolved.Mar 12 2018, 6:33 PM
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https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/418964/

Both Patch has merged. Thanks to https://codesearch.wmflabs.org, which make Searching string easy on the whole repo.

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Nikerabbit reopened this task as Open.Mar 13 2018, 8:21 AM
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Files in CldrNames should not be modified manually. The changes will be overwritten in next cldr update. The proper process is to submit a change request to cldr.

Thanks, @Nikerabbit. I've opened a ticket with CLDR. I guess that's all we can do; should we go ahead and close the ticket here?

I believe you could put in an override in LocalNamesEn.php with a good justification. @Nemo_bis can you check that the ticket meets expectations?

Jayprakash12345 removed Jayprakash12345 as the assignee of this task.Mar 21 2018, 5:02 AM
TJones added a comment.May 2 2018, 2:46 PM

@Jayprakash12345's patch has resulted in the change being made, at least temporarily. @Nemo_bis, do you think this is worthy of inclusion in LocalNamesEn.php? If so, I'll try to make that change. Thanks!

I believe you could put in an override in LocalNamesEn.php with a good justification. @Nemo_bis can you check that the ticket meets expectations?

@Nemo_bis, do you have any thoughts on this? Anyone else? There's been no action on the CLDR ticket, so I think fixing this locally would be nice, if it makes sense.