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Implement "Replace with a new citation" button on templates that could not be adapted
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Description

Missing feature from T203160

"Replace with a new citation" will open the new citation dialog (in the same way as if the user clicked on "Cite"), to allow inserting a new citation that will replace the missing reference.

Examples of the issue:

  • Template used inside reference in source article is not available in target language wiki
    • This is easiest to find. For example, many wikis don't have Cite podcast and we can translate second paragraph of en:Boltzmann brain to French to see this in action.
  • No parameters are successfully mapped
    • For this, I would look at Cite journal template on Esperanto Wikipedia. A lot of its parameters are using non-English names and we need to find usage where "url" and "doi" params are not specified. I suggest article about year 2014 and "Filmoj" section, with English as target language. Second reference in that paragraph fits the description.
  • Some parameters are mapped to target language reference template, but all are empty
    • We again look at Esperanto Cite journal, but this time use Esperanto as target language. I found Cite Journal in en:Vaudeville inside first paragraph under "Immigrant America" section. That usage does not specify "url", but specifies "doi", which is empty in source.

Event Timeline

Jpita created this task.Aug 19 2019, 11:22 AM
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Pginer-WMF triaged this task as Normal priority.Fri, Aug 30, 11:30 AM
Pginer-WMF moved this task from Needs Triage to Enhancements on the ContentTranslation board.