[Translators-l] a suggestion to migrate translations to the Translate extension

Amir E. Aharoni amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il
Sat Mar 26 21:11:10 UTC 2011

2011/3/26 Michael Wolf <milupo at sorbzilla.de>:
> Amir E. Aharoni napisa:
>> Sometimes even that doesn't help, but the Translate extension has a
>> structured solution for it: the message can be documented and the
>> documentation will explain the context. Here are, for example, all the
>> documented messages for MediaWiki:
>> http://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=Special%3ATranslate&task=view&group=core&language=qqq
> Yes but sometimes the documentation text (qqq) isn't helpful. For
> instance with StatusNet: It isn't helpful to specify the path to the
> corresponding line within the source code. In the source code isn't a
> documentation text, either. That doesn't help.
> It's difficult for the TWN team to document **all** messages. It's an
> ideal that will never be.

It's true, but it's much better than just plain MediaWiki.

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