Project Idea – Telegram bot to translate strings for Open Source Projects

telegram bot க்கான பட முடிவு

In wikimedia hackathon, I saw a demo of using telegram bot to translate strings from

here are the notes about it.


Telegram Translation Bot: DONE

Translate on without leaving your Telegram app

Code: page:

Phabricator: amire80 * Wikipedia: Amire80 * Twitter: @aharoni

Amir E. Aharoni and Taras Bunyk presenting

Justin Du (MtDu), Taras Bunyk, and help from Brian Wolff, Madhvuvishy, bd808, Niklas Laxström, Jon Robson, and more people!

“Most people don’t speak English” – thousands of messages to translate

can now translate through this simple mobile app instead of needing to load the full site in a browser

selects untranslated strings, in your preferred languages, sends them to you, and you translate, and it submits them to translatewiki

Long messages are automatically skipped to fit a use on mobile.


Thinking as we can build a bot to translate the strings for mozilla and openstreetmaps.

Need to get your inputs/thoughts/ideas for this.

translate க்கான பட முடிவு

These links may help to build a telegram bot for translations.

use this command to get the po file in /tmp/ta.po

zanata po pull –url –project-id TamilMap –project-version 1 –transdir /tmp

We can process the po file using polib

There are many python libraries to create a telegram bot.
With all these tools to create a bot, to process Po files and zanata to host the translations, we can connect them all.
If any one is interested in programming for this, reply here.


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