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Create a template for Machine Translated links of a page?[edit]

Hi I have seen templates like {{langauges}} but seems not very widely used, even at meta. I wonder, have anyone ever attempted to create a template that add links to machine translated version of the same page, like what I do at m::User:Xinbenlv_bot, except for the link should be able to adapt to the page url?

This is what I refer to

For machine translation:

Xinbenlv (talk) 17:16, 18 March 2019 (UTC)

More commonly than the old "languages" template, Meta:Translate extension is used here at meta. I do not believe, however, that providing links to gtranslate automatically is useful, since that would rather discourage proper translation, looking as if a translation "already exists", even though gtranslate often is not (or only with great difficulties) intelligible. FWIW, "Deutsche" (I assume this is gtranslated as well) is not correct either, it should be "Deutsch". --Vogone (talk) 12:39, 21 March 2019 (UTC)

SVG fonts[edit]

This page needs some attention. These are some issues I have seen:

  • Most fonts do not have a source link. This is important for creating and testing files before uploading.
  • Some fonts even in the so-called "official list" don't work. For example, FreeSerif and MgOpen Canonica do not seem to render.
  • Some fonts are listed in inappropriate sections. For example, DejaVu Sans is listed in the Japanese and Korean sections, when this font does not have characters in those subranges.

Is there a way these can be fixed easily, ie without spending hours searching for these fonts and uploading tons of test SVGs to see what works? --Lasunncty (talk) 10:06, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

Hmm, Noto is the damnly free licensed font family, why not just adpot full of that? --60.26.9.154 00:51, 11 April 2019 (UTC)

Meta-wiki's main page[edit]

I started the discussion about improving Meta-wiki's main page, so I invite you for feedback there. George Ho (talk) 09:55, 17 April 2019 (UTC)