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Taiwanese localisation needs update
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Description

SpecialUserlogin.php is great, except that
users see "Don't have a login? Create an account."
even if $wgLanguageCode = "zh-tw";
No wonder users say they didn't see where to create an account.
Follow the click trail in the account creation steps, and you will
encounter other critically placed English on mostly Chinese pages.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

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Reference
bz7816

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Normal.Nov 21 2014, 9:29 PM
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Jidanni created this task.Nov 5 2006, 9:16 PM

ayg wrote:

If any such English tidbits exist, they're because the translation is incomplete
or out-of-date. [[m:Localization statistics]] gives the zh-tw translation as
only 37.76% complete. If you would like to contribute translations, please do so.

robchur wrote:

I think we can leave this as a standing request. ;)

ayg wrote:

Actually, it's Taiwanese localization that sucks, not Chinese. Cantonese
localization is excellent. Other localizations that suck are Afrikaans, Arabic,
Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bengali, Bishnupriya Manipuri, Kashubian,
Chuvash, Welsh, Estonian, Basque, Farsi, Faroese, Friulian, Frisian, Alemannic,
Hindi, Interlingua, Icelandic, Lojban, Georgian, Kannada, Kurdish, Latin,
Nahuatl, Occitan, Ossetic, Punjabi, Brazilian Portugese, Romani, Sardinian,
Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tatar, Tuvan, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Kalmyk, Yiddish, and
Mandarin. Not to mention all the totally unlocalized languages. Can we take it
as a given that most languages' localizations suck and we would love people to
localize them?

To Dan Jacobson, seemingly the fallback for when messages don't exist in zh-tw
is zh-cn, but zh-cn has no fallback. Would it be better to fall back to
Cantonese than to English? Virtually every message exists in the Cantonese
localization.

robchur wrote:

Language codes suck too!

ayg wrote:

(In reply to comment #3)

To Dan Jacobson, seemingly the fallback for when messages don't exist in zh-tw
is zh-cn, but zh-cn has no fallback. Would it be better to fall back to
Cantonese than to English? Virtually every message exists in the Cantonese
localization.

Apparently the answer to this question is a firm no.

  • Bug 8056 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Update comes with bug 9603.