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LanguageConverter for mni-Beng (Support for both `Beng` script as well as `Mtei` scipt in `mniwiki`)
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Background:
Manipuri Language is the official language in the State of Manipur in India. It is mainly spoken by the Manipuri people. Manipuri people live not only in Manipur, but also in Assam, Tripura, Sylhet division in Bangladesh.

This Manipuri Language has two official scripts to write: Meitei Script (Mtei) and/or Bangla Script (Beng). Most of the people in Manipur uses Meitei script. But outside Manipur, most of the people learn the Bangla script specially in Bangladesh where Bangla is the state and mandatory language. Therefore, the Manipuri Wikipedia (https://mni.wikipedia.org) may not be comprehensible to the Manipuri people lives in Bangladesh who uses Bangla script.

Feature summary (what you would like to be able to do and where):
In order to resolve this, we were planning to use a bot (Mayek Bot) [ 1 ] that we created to transliterate from Meitei to Bangla Script. But it is not very sustainable solution, though the bot might have passed enough perfection (according to native Meitei speaker), we need a solution to be implemented as either a gadget or any feature to support both scripts. Currently, we are trying the bot for initial testing, but want to switch to more sustainable solution.

Please create a language converter for Meitei Script to Bengali Script.
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Nokib_Sarkar changed the task status from Open to In Progress.May 3 2024, 2:24 PM
Nokib_Sarkar added a subscriber: ssastry.

With the help of @ssastry in Wikimedia Hackathon 2024. I would try to complete it ASAP.

Change #1027126 had a related patch set uploaded (by Nokib Sarkar; author: Nokib Sarkar):

[mediawiki/core@master] LanguageConverter: Added support for mni-Beng in mniwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1027126

cscott renamed this task from Support for both `Beng` script as well as `Mtei` scipt in `mniwiki` to LanguageConverter for mni-Beng (Support for both `Beng` script as well as `Mtei` scipt in `mniwiki`).May 23 2024, 5:36 PM

Change #1027126 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/core@master] LanguageConverter: Added support for mni-Beng in mniwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1027126

Nokib_Sarkar lowered the priority of this task from High to Low.Sat, Jul 6, 3:23 PM
Amire80 added subscribers: cscott, Fomafix.

This is now deployed! Thanks to @Nokib_Sarkar, @cscott, @ssastry, @Fomafix, and everyone else who helped!

Change #1053772 had a related patch set uploaded (by Amire80; author: Amire80):

[mediawiki/core@master] Remove an unnecessary comment from MniConverter.php

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1053772

Change #1053772 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/core@master] Remove an unnecessary comment from MniConverter.php

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1053772