[Translators-l] Ready for early translation: Tech News #40 (2015)

Purodha Blissenbach purodha at blissenbach.org
Fri Sep 25 20:40:53 UTC 2015


On 25.09.2015 22:37, Nick Wilson (Quiddity) wrote:
>> On 25.09.2015 21 [1]:59, Purodha Blissenbach wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>> There will be a new beta feature that ...
>>> under the heading Changes this week is a contradiction. Either it
>>> is there since this week, or it will be there in the future but
>>> not
>>> this week.
> Hi,
> I wrote the "new beta feature" line with the future tense, to match
> the recurring "The new version of MediaWiki will be on [...]" item
> above. This seemed logical to me, because when the message is
> delivered on Monday the feature will not yet be available, but will
> become available during the week (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) as the
> deployments roll out to each group of wikis. I think that is the
> intended use of that section, but possibly Ive misunderstood?
> Hmmm, Ive now looked through the last few issues, and I see a slight
> mix of present and future tense in the "Changes this week" section
> (e.g #34 says "You can soon watch when something is added to or
> removed from a category"), but mostly present tense. I agree this is
> worth clarifying/standardizing in future issues.
> HTH, Quiddity
> Links:
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