[Translators-l] 24 Hour Global Fundraising test - issues? problems? Hungarian appearing as Turkish?

Yusuke Matsubara whym at whym.org
Fri Nov 16 11:57:46 UTC 2012

Hi Joseph,

Here are a couple of suggestions to the Japan/Japanese version.

1. Mention Japanese Yen in one of the correct formats

The form shows  "1000 ¥", "2000 ¥" etc as the choices of the amount of
the money you donate.  I have never seen Japanese Yen mentioned using
this format elsewhere.  It would have to either be "¥2000" or "2000円"
in Japanese.  I guess people could underestimate the trustworthiness
and security of the site, if this simple but important part is not
treated carefully.

2. Correct the translation

The banner text contains typos, confusing wordings, a phrase (in the
last part) I have no idea how it got there.  I made some more fixes on
top of Takashi's suggestion.  Please consider updating the three
columns with:




I saw the banner from Japan on the Japanese Wikipedia.  The last time
I checked the landing page was


On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:32 AM, Joseph Seddon <jseddon at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> So we are currently running a 24 hour test in a whole bunch of languages and
> countries (that many that I can't really be more specific).
> If you are currently seeing banners and see any errors on the banner or
> landing page. Let me know asap.
> I know that Takashi has sent some feedback on an earlier thread and Eleri
> has raised some stuff about cy appearing as english (though cy shouldn't see
> anything at the moment)
> Keep it all coming in :) The sooner someone points something out, the sooner
> we can stop potential donors seeing errors
> Thanks for everything so far as well, I am really appreciative of the amount
> of effort put into translation for the fundraiser :)
> Seddon
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> Joseph Seddon
> Fundraiser Translation Coordinator
> Wikimedia Foundation
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