[Translators-l] Wikipedia Editors Survey 2011
whym at livedoor.com
Thu Mar 10 13:40:38 UTC 2011
I need some clarification for several questions in the survey.
D1a. In what year did you first start contributing to Wikipedia?
-- Do you accept non-Gregorian calendars here? If not, we might
better to give some indication with the box, for example, something
equivalent to " A.D. _____ ". Without any given notice, people might
expect their own calendars.
D11. In a typical day, how much time do you spend on your computer?
-- The candidates here look less regular. Is it intentional to have
"8-9" as the second candidate, not "9-10"?
-- Here you mention several websites/services including Facebook and
Farmville. Those examples might give less or no information to
non-English users. Are we allowed to "localize" it into a well-known
counterpart in our own language community?
(Sir48 asked the same question at [[meta:Talk:Wikipedia Editors Survey
2011/Translation/en]], and got no reply yet.)
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Alex Zariv <lists at alexzariv.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Today we are starting a new translation request for the 2011 Wikipedia
> Editors Survey.
> The Wikimedia Foundation's Global Development Department is running
> this 50 question, 18 minute long survey to better understand the
> Wikipedia editing community. The survey will allow us to refresh our
> data, get more accurate, reliable, and valid sample data, determine
> influences on Wikipedia activities, understand editing activities, and
> find ways to improve retention and increase diversity.
> As this is a global survey of all of our Wikipedia projects, we would
> like to have it translated into as many languages as possible so that
> many people can participate. If you are interested in helping with
> this, please see the Translation page for tips and for the
> translation workspace.
> Please note that all translations need to be completed by March 23rd,
> so that we may begin programming the survey into our system and have
> it ready by the end of March.
> If you have any questions about this request or need assistance,
> please feel free to ask on the list, the request's talk page, or on
> Alex and Casey
>  http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_Editors_Survey_2011
>  http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_Editors_Survey_2011/Translation
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