On 27 April 2013 21:07, Liangent <liangent(a)gmail.com> wrote:
* If some content doesn't exist in some specific
language, users with
this exact language set in their preferences see something meaningless
(its ID instead). This renders some language with fewer users (thus
fewer labels filled) even unusable.
* There're some similar languages which may often share the same
value. Having strings populated for every language one by one wastes
resources and may allow them out of sync later.
I would absolutely love to see this - even for English, our system is
broken! At the moment, if I view Wikidata as an unregistered user from
a UK IP, I am prompted "View Wikidata in British English?". As soon as
I click that link - which seems perfectly reasonable - I get a mess
(14 "no label defined", one of which is a property; no description or
"also known as")
In en-ca it's much the same; 15 no-label. If we're going to have to
have these, we need some way of falling back to en...
- Andrew Gray