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Google Translate adds extra spaces for templates
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(1) Start translating en:Alice Williams by using Google translate:

The Interlanguage template will have additional space added after inserted template.

Note: Translating with Yandex/Apertium will not add extra spaces for templates, e.g.

(2) Start translating en:Truism to es - {{spaced ndash}} template will have extra spaces and Citation needed is completely missing from the target page:

Note: Translating the same paragraph with Apertium/Yandex will have indication of Citation needed missing -

(3) translating to Japanese - references have extra space added - en:Hugo Kołłątaj

translating the same article to Spanish, no extra spaces added:

A related bug was reported on Google's side.

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Restricted Application added subscribers: Liuxinyu970226, Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptApr 12 2019, 11:29 PM
Reedy renamed this task from Google Trasnlate adds extra spaces for templates to Google Translate adds extra spaces for templates.Apr 12 2019, 11:42 PM
Pginer-WMF triaged this task as Medium priority.Apr 22 2019, 3:39 PM
Pginer-WMF moved this task from Needs Triage to Bugs on the ContentTranslation board.
Pginer-WMF updated the task description. (Show Details)Sep 11 2019, 8:57 AM