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Allow custom categories
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Allow users to add custom categories to their records. This can be done in two ways:

  • Add a field for the user to type custom category (for example, to add a user category)
  • Allow word list generators to add custom categories (for example, if a list is related to fruits, add all the records to a fruit-related category on commons)

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0x010C created this task.Aug 3 2018, 7:34 AM
0x010C updated the task description. (Show Details)Aug 3 2018, 7:39 AM
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Mh-3110 added a subscriber: Mh-3110.EditedDec 4 2018, 12:59 PM

Hi @0x010C,
I would like to start working on this.

Mh-3110 claimed this task.Dec 4 2018, 4:23 PM
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0x010C added a comment.EditedDec 13 2018, 9:08 AM

Hi @Mh-3110 @Mah3110!

Sure you can work on this, your help is really appreciated :).
There is only one blocker, it is not easy yet to setup a development environment for Lingua Libre, but I'm currently on it, and it should be ready before Saturday. I don't know if you're aware of it, there is a LinguaLibre hackathon organised this week-end at Wikimedia France's office. If you want you can join us!

Hi @0x010C,
I was not aware of the Lingua Libre hackathon, but sur I will join with pleasure.
Please, ping me when the development environment is ready.

KaMan added a subscriber: KaMan.Dec 28 2018, 5:55 PM

@Mh-3110: Hi! This task has been assigned to you a while ago. Could you maybe share an update? Do you still plan to work on this task, or do you need any help?

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Adding that this was recently discussed on the LinguaLibre discussion page.

Pamputt changed the subtype of this task from "Task" to "Feature Request".Oct 6 2020, 8:16 PM