Comments not being translated

An issue that I have just found with regard to non-English comments on posts.

Reading this post: Help: Advice against upload - #4 by whb, which has the normal translation button, which gives

but the commented reply hasn’t been translated, nor is there a button to translate that comment?

Yes, comments cannot be translated:

Also, topics with new comments are not marked as unread and therefore have no effect on this list (among other things):


My observation is if the first sentence is in the language you want to translate to and the rest or quoted text is another language, then the rest wont get translated.

Hi @Fizzie41, I have shifted your topic “This site feedback” as the issue is not OSM but the forum software. Hope this is ok with you.

1 Like

Thanks for reporting, let’s centralize the conversation on the existing topic