IOL Wiki:To-do list

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Simple works

Supplement International Linguistics Olympiad page

Create yearly IOL page

Create country pages

I can do it for Romania, based on the model of Korea --Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 19:50, 28 April 2020 (UTC)

Create national LO pages

Create IOL Problems/Solutions subpages

(!) Laborious

I can also start slowly adding problems, based on the already made model. I'll start from 2003 and moving forward (in case someone else wants to start working on this as well). --Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 19:50, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
I'm also very happy to help with problem addition. In particular, I think it could be worthwhile to think of ways to make more user-friendly problem shortcuts/pages (e.g. Problem:Yonggom redirecting to Problem:IOL/2019/i1). Samuel K Ahmed (talk) 20:06, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
Sam, I like the idea, but I'm not sure if it's worth redirecting the languages. If someone wants to search for a specific language, they can just type it in and the pages will appear. -Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 13:58, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Check if English problem page created:

Year Year page Problem 1 Problem 2 Problem 3 Problem 4 Problem 5 Team Problem(s)
IOL 2003  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2004  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2005  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2006  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2007  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2008  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2009  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2010  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2011  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2012  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2013  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2014  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2015  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2016  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2017  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2018  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done
IOL 2019  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done  Done

Things needing change (for those with extra wiki skills)

 Done I made that into a table and now the numberings are aligned to the right. Look okay to me. --Minkyu Kim (talk) 21:51, 30 April 2020 (UTC)
 DoneWe'll do this using pictures. Let me se what I can do. --Minkyu Kim (talk) 01:05, 2 May 2020


I found a math typeset that will work better than pictures. I can do this --Stronto9 (talk) 05:09, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
I meanwhile inserted the pictures. I'll try as well to see if I can manage to make them "type-able" instead. --Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 14:43, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
 Done This is my best attempt. Based on this, I'd still prefer the images haha User:VANeacsu/Sandbox --Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 16:07, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
 Done Okay fair, I guess the images are better for now. --Stronto9 (talk) 23:04, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
 Done Changing cell colour to black by bgcolor = 'black'| text --Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 22:44, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
  • Problem:IOL/2004/i4/en At the last word from the data (it is striped), I don't know how we can add the striping pattern shown in the original problem. -Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 23:43, 30 April 2020 (UTC)
 Done Using a unicode. --Minkyu Kim (talk) 20:14, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
 Done Using a table inside a table. --Vlad A. Neacsu (talk) 22:37, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

Create each LO's Problems/Solutions subpages

(!) Least Priority but feel free to contribute

If XLO has multiple rounds, make Problem:XLO/2019/r1/1/xx, Problem:XLO/2019/r2/1/xx, ... but do not make Problem:XLO/2019/r1 or Problem:XLO/2019/r2 pages.

Tasks that require advanced wiki skills

I have a bit of experience with making random wiktionary templates so I'll try to do some of this stuff (in my sandbox first, of course). Samuel K Ahmed (talk) 20:08, 28 April 2020 (UTC)

Create infobox templates

  • Infobox template for LO pages
  • Infobox template for problem pages
  • Infobox template for yearly IOL pages

Create advanced templates

Warning templates

  • Copyright warning
  • "Translation/Editing is ongoing (not ready)"
  • "This problem requires basic/native level proficiency in ** language."

Tasks that require some creativity

Create Main Page

  • We need some ideas!

Better layouts

  • Better layouts for a country page
  • Better layouts for a yearly problem page

Basic Guides/Tutorials for new comers

  • A comprehensive document on how you can browse problems & contribute to the wiki
    • How to Use: how to find a problem and share/export/print it
    • How to Contribute: basic wiki grammar, workflow, naming conventions, etc
  • Guidelines for LO translations


  • We need a logo for our wiki. The current one is just an impromptu I made with pre-existing images & fonts. You're encouraged to come up with a new one! Preferably language/script-neutral.

Needs Discussion

See Talk page.