[Translators-l] test the editor survey

Yusuke Matsubara whym at whym.org
Mon Apr 11 15:27:15 UTC 2011

Hi Mani,

The Japanese translation is mostly done and now being proofread.
Could you include it into the test?


On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 12:06 AM, Mani Pande <mpande at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> As most of you are aware we are in the process of launching the editor
> survey shortly. We are very excited as the survey has been programmed, and
> is currently available in 22 languages. Thanks for making this possible. We
> would not have had the survey in 22 languages without the help of all the
> editors who volunteered their time to translate the survey.
> The survey is available in the following languages: English, Chinese
> (traditional, Hong Kong), Chinese (simplified), Serbian, Russian,
> Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Macedonian, Italian, Hungarian, Croatian, Hebrew,
> French, Finnish, Spanish, German, Danish, Welsh, Catalan, Bulgarian and
> Arabic.
> Before we launch the survey, we would like to test the non-English surveys.
> I am hoping that some of you would be willing to test the survey in your
> native language. I want to test the survey for  language and timing. It will
> be akin to taking the survey like a respondent, but responses from the test
> will not be saved. We are only looking for your feedback to make the survey
> better. You can click on the following link to test the survey:
> http://survey.wikimedia.org/index.php?sid=52769&lang=en
> I am hoping to test the survey on two important criteria:
> 1. Timing: Please take the survey without any interruptions, and give us an
> estimate of how long it took to complete the survey. In English, it takes
> about 20 minutes to complete the survey.
> 2. Language: Are the questions easy to understand? I would like to make sure
> that the questions are valid in the local cultural context. Is the
> translation (survey and interface) broken in any way?
> We will close the test on April 13, Wednesday at 12.00 PM (PST). Please send
> your feedback to me at mpande at wikimedia.org till Wednesday.
> Thanks in advance
> Mani
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