Wikidata will still help with the task at hand, but it should be formulated as:

- Translate certain templates, like city templates etc., to the target language
- Provide labels to relevant items on Wikidata in the target language

Simplified this means the template

  ''City''
  Country: {{#getfromwikidata:country}}

would need to be translated in the target wiki to

  "Stadt"
  Land: {{#getfromwikidata:land}}

and the actual country would need a label in the target language in
Wikidata (i.e. "Österreich" for the item on Austria, etc.) and the
city the template is used needs to be linked to the respective
Wikidata item. This will help with starting Wikipedias quite a bit,
but there is no magic involved.

Cheers,
Denny

2012/7/31 Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemow...@gmail.com>:
> Milos Rancic, 31/07/2012 12:53:
>
>> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Amir E. Aharoni
>> <amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>>>
>>> * Create useful templates, like {{welcome}, {{citation needed}},
>>> {{infobox}}, {{delete}} etc.
>>
>>
>> Wikidata should fix the issue with templates. Thus, soon the manual
>> should be fixed with "translate templates <1>, <2>... <N> into your
>> language at Wikidata".
>
>
> Really? Where is this discussed/specified in more detail?
> Cf.
> <https://translatewiki.net/wiki/Thread:Support/A_step_forward_in_the_internationalization_of_very_common_templates>.
>
> Nemo
>
>
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