[Translators-l] New system for notifying translators, and two new requests
cnchenminqi at gmail.com
Fri May 18 13:28:12 UTC 2012
Just one tiny bit of suggestion - after you submit, there is no indication
that the submission is successful and the page remains unchanged. A bit
unfriendly there. Who should I tell about this? Thanks!
[[User:Bencmq]] / Benjamin Chen
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Jon Harald Søby <jsoby at wikimedia.org>wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> The folks in the i18n team has made a great new tool for us to use, which
> is live on Meta right now: [[Special:TranslatorSignup<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:TranslatorSignup>]].
> What it does is that it lets you be notified when there are new pages for
> translations. You sign up on that page, specifying what languages you are
> willing to translate into, how you would like to be notified (e-mail, Meta
> talk page or talk page on another wiki), and how often you would like to be
> notified. This will make it much easier to target people by language, so
> when we have something that only needs to be translated into, say,
> Romanian, only people who speak Romanian will get the notification about
> The thing we need for it now is to populate the database with translators,
> so please *sign up*<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:TranslatorSignup>and help us test it! (Feedback is, as always, very welcome.)
> This also brings me to the next part – I have put up two "new" appeals for
> translations for the next fundraiser. They are not actually new, as they
> were both used in the previous fundraiser, but were put up a bit late, so
> they weren't very widely translated.
> The appeals are:
> - GorillaWarfare's appeal<https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Translate&group=page-Fundraising+2012%2FTranslation%2FGorillaWarfare+appeal&taction=translate> –
> this was the most widely translated one of the two, so it may already be
> done in your language. But if it is, it doesn't harm to proofread it once
> or twice. :-)
> - Sengai's appeal<https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Translate&group=page-Fundraising+2012%2FTranslation%2FSengai+appeal&taction=translate>– this one was only requested for Indian languages last time, so it doesn't
> have very many translations. Now it is being requested for all languages
> though, so your help with this is much appreciated.
> Another new tool we have is the ability to group translatable pages
> together, just like the message groups in Translatewiki. So you can now see
> all fundraiser-related translations by going here<https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Translate&group=agg-Fundraising_2012&taction=translate>.
> You can see an overview of all translation requests at [[Special:Translate<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Translate>]]
> or at [[Translation requests<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Translation_requests>
> For now, live long and prosper. \V/
> Jon Harald Søby
> Community Fellow
> Wikimedia Foundation
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> Translators-l at lists.wikimedia.org
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