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No on ever "welcomed" you? What a silly oversight!

I assume you already know about Category:Translations to be checked (Italian), right?

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TranstoolEdit

Hi! comments: first, copying translations can be useful, but encouraging it is not a very good idea; people often assume that word translations are symmetric and/or transitive, they are generally not, even in fairly simple cases. (Especially in "simple" cases. Obscure technical terms do often translate one-one from language A to B to C)

Someone should only be copying translations from A.wikt to B.wikt for language C if they are familiar with all 3, and preferably a native speaker of C, although this is not always practical. (Ojibwe? Ancient Greek? Classical Nuahatl? ;-)

That aside, your tool is doing more than it needs to; to move from the nl.wikt to the en.wikt, all you need is to replace: *{{ at the start of each line with *{{subst: and save it. We use the gender templates, and we have a {{trad}} template for compatibility (redirects to {{t}}). If you convert {{f}} to ''f'', someone will just have to put the template back later. Robert Ullmann 09:21, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Hi Robert.
Surely, people have to use every tool with care. I am surely aware of that. One only has to copy translations one knows that are correct. However, in essence the tool does not make any difference, one can always copy the translations (the danger is purely in the open view of the GFDL).
Well eh, I can't agree with your last remark. What if you want to do the reverse (namely copying from en.wikt to nl.wikt)? The template also does not convert e.g. {{f}} to ''f'', instead it converts ''f'' to {{f}} if the checkbox "change ''m'', ''f'' and ''n'' to templates" is checked.
Annabelleke 14:03, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
Your example (1a/1b) shows gender templates being converted {{f}} to ''f'' ... perhaps it is just the example that is bad? Robert Ullmann 14:09, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
Yeah, that's correct. (Shit happens we say) I just translated the page from Dutch and then of course source and result are interchanged. Thanks again for mentioning. Annabelleke 13:54, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Hi Annabel!! What a usefull tool!! My compliments! Do you intend to add other languages too (is, af, el, ...)? Groete http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Gebruiker:Manie --84.114.144.54 08:39, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Hi, other languages could be supported with a little help, although unicode-support is not available at the moment :(. I'm currently working on the core code of the tool to fully support ISO 639-3 (3-letter language codes). This will take some time, but after that (hopely within a couple of weeks after some more tests, I shall contact you if you wish. Annabelleke 13:48, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Jaaa, dit sou fantasties wees!!!! Hoe kan ek dan help? Groete http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Gebruiker:Manie --84.114.144.54 09:11, 17 December 2006 (UTC)
Ik zal een tabel doorsturen die de ISO 639 codes bevat. De namen van de talen dienen dan aangevuld te worden en ik zorg voor de rest. Annabelleke 16:24, 17 December 2006 (UTC)
Ek is al besig met 'n lys van die ISO 639 kodes: http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Lys_van_taalname.
'n Probleem sal miskien volgende sjablone wees. (sien die verklaring: http://el.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%A3%CF%85%CE%B6%CE%AE%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%83%CE%B7_%CF%87%CF%81%CE%AE%CF%83%CF%84%CE%B7:Lou#templates)
1) Afrikaans:
af:
{{vertxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sjabloon:vertxx
de:
{{Üxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Vorlage:%C3%9Cxx
is:
{{tradxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://is.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sni%C3%B0:tradxx
vo:
{{tradxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://vo.wiktionary.org/wiki/Template:tradxx
el:
{{ξεν+προφ|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://el.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CF%81%CF%8C%CF%84%CF%85%CF%80%CE%BF:%CE%BE%CE%B5%CE%BD%2B%CF%80%CF%81%CE%BF%CF%86
2) Afrikaans:
af:
{{vertxx2|xh|u|Februwari}}

http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sjabloon:vertxx2
de:
{{Üxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Vorlage:%C3%9Cxx2
is:
{{tradxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://is.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sni%C3%B0:tradxx2
vo:
{{tradxx|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://vo.wiktionary.org/wiki/Template:tradxx2
el:
{{ξεν+προφ|zh|Láiyīn hé|萊茵河}}

http://el.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CF%81%CF%8C%CF%84%CF%85%CF%80%CE%BF:%CE%BE%CE%B5%CE%BDxx2
3) Afrikaans:
af:
{{vertxx3|bem|amenshi|inshi}}

http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sjabloon:vertxx3
de:
{{Üxx3|bem|amenshi|inshi}}

http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Vorlage:%C3%9Cxx3
is:
{{tradxx3|bem|amenshi|inshi}}

http://is.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sni%C3%B0:tradxx3
vo:
{{tradxx3|bem|amenshi|inshi}}

http://vo.wiktionary.org/wiki/Template:tradxx3
el:
{{ξενxx3|hz|amenshi|inshi}}

http://el.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CF%81%CF%8C%CF%84%CF%85%CF%80%CE%BF:%CE%BE%CE%B5%CE%BDxx3
4) Afrikaans:
af:
{{vertxx4|ar|ال|راين|ar-Raain}}

http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sjabloon:vertxx4
de:
{{Üxx4|ar|ال|راين|ar-Rain}}

http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Vorlage:%C3%9Cxx4
is:
{{tradxx4|ar|ال|راين|ar-Ræn}}

http://is.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sni%C3%B0:tradxx4
vo:
{{tradxx4|ar|ال|راين|ar-Rayn}}

http://vo.wiktionary.org/wiki/Template:tradxx4
el:
{{ξενxx4|ar|ال|راين|αρ-Ράϊν}}

http://el.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CF%81%CF%8C%CF%84%CF%85%CF%80%CE%BF:%CE%BE%CE%B5%CE%BDxx4
5) Afrikaans:
af:
{{vertxx5|ar|saidalieja|صيدليّة|صيدلية}}

http://af.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sjabloon:vertxx5
de:
{{Üxx5|ar|saidalija|صيدليّة|صيدلية}}

http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Vorlage:%C3%9Cxx5
is:
{{tradxx5|ar|sædalíja|صيدليّة|صيدلية}}

http://is.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sni%C3%B0:tradxx5
vo:
{{tradxx5|ar|sajdaliya|صيدليّة|صيدلية}}

http://vo.wiktionary.org/wiki/Template:tradxx5
el:
{{ξενxx5|ar|σαϊνταλία|صيدليّة|صيدلية}}

http://el.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CF%81%CF%8C%CF%84%CF%85%CF%80%CE%BF:%CE%BE%CE%B5%CE%BDxx5
Groete en geseënde Krismis!!!! Manie --84.114.144.54 14:05, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

top/mid/bottomEdit

Now that WT:ELE has been updated as per WT:VOTE, can you update User:Annabelleke/Transtool to use {{trans-top}}/{{trans-mid}}/{{trans-bottom}} instead, please? --Connel MacKenzie 10:24, 2 February 2007 (UTC)

I've checked it and it seems that I've changed the default setting to {{trans-top}}/{{trans-mid}}/{{trans-bottom}} a few weeks ago (see [1]). Annabelleke 21:07, 3 February 2007 (UTC)

translation templateEdit

Regarding discussion about translation templates, its syntax and functionality, here's what I imagine: Two different translation templates are needed, one for basic need which will probably be used 95%+ of the times, and one with more code covering all extra functionality that would be needed for special cases, such as linking to two different norwegian wikts, the chinese wikts and customizable internal link-text etc. I have made a template for the basic need {{t2}} to work with. This should later be renamed to {{t}} . With this template I work from the idea of 1) all translations using the template, even if no link is supplied for the foreign wiktionary, 2) no matter if the link to the foreign wiktionary, same template is used, both for red and blue links, 3) an extra set of language templates as {{es}} are to be made, because the existing language templates only works with {{t}} for the TOP40 languages since they are provided in the templates naked, with no brackets. ({{t-es}} is created as example) 4) links should not be provided to entries of wiktionaries that does not yet exist (this is also a must if we don't want to create many thousands of templates, and I also don't see any reason at all to link to a wiktionary that doesn't exist). If users want, they can still adding translations as normal with [[]] only, this will be automatically changed by the bot, at later update. The syntax is "{{t2|(colour)|language code|pagename}}".

  • {{t2|blue|es|hola}} equals [[hola#Spanish|hola]]<sup>([[es:hola|es]])</sup> (with blue foreign language-link) and gives the result Template:t2.
  • {{t2|red|es|hola}} equals [[hola#Spanish|hola]]<sup>([[es:hola|es]])</sup> (with red foreign language-link) and gives the result Template:t2.
  • {{t2|es|hola}} equals [[hola#Spanish|hola]] (the foreign language-link is being surpressed) and gives the result Template:t2.

~ Dodde 21:29, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

I posted this on your user talk because you asked me to, but I see it can be of some interest for the discussion taking place currently on GP too, so I am posting this there aswell. ~ Dodde 21:43, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Thanks. I'm beginning to understand the problem. Annabelleke 08:51, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

StringFunctionsEdit

According to an old post by you in the Grease Pit, you have asked the developer to grant us StringFunctions. Any idea what has happened with that?—msh210 22:41, 10 January 2008 (UTC)

Finally there is some progression. There were some security issues, but these should have been fixed now. Thus, I hope that the extension could be enabled in the near future. Please have a look at the discussion on bugzilla. Annabelleke 14:15, 13 January 2008 (UTC)