Hi all,

A few days back, there was discussion around ShortUrl[1]. I have made another small tool(code[2]) which takes English Wiki article name and redirects to the language Wikipedia. The redirection app is live[3].

interwikiredir.appspot.com/or/Chennai will redirect to Chennai article in Oriya Wikipedia. We have also made this available as part of tawp.in shorturl domain, hence tawp.in/en/ArticleNameInEnglish will redirect to corresponding interwiki article in Tamil. Building this into a mediawiki extension might be useful since not all mobiles may support Indic input schemes and first step to read an article is to type the URL!.

Feedback welcome.

[1] http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ShortUrl
[2] https://gist.github.com/1140266
[3] interwikiredir.appspot.com