[Translators-l] Appeals currencies (again)

Philippe Beaudette pbeaudette at wikimedia.org
Fri Dec 10 17:23:19 UTC 2010

It's actually meant to suggest that we accept many currencies.

However, we strongly encourage translators to replace that with an appropriate amount for the locales they're dealing with.  Just be sure to let us know that you did it. :)


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On Dec 10, 2010, at 4:14 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote:

> I'm sorry if this has been already discussed but I don't remember.
> The appeals now read "a donation of $20, €30, ¥4,000, or whatever they 
> can to keep Wikipedia free" (e.g. 
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/?diff=2234129&oldid=2234128 ).
> Is this a way to encourage translators to localize currencies, or we 
> really want to stress that we accept donations in many currencies, or is 
> this meant only for the English text? Do we have stats on the effects of 
>  different currency proposals?
> Nemo
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