[Translators-l] 2012 Editor Survey is about to launch

Анастасия Львова stasielvova at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 15:03:23 UTC 2012

I see that translators didn't think about gender specific words (like
endings of verbs in Russian); may be if Foundation takes care about
gender gap there should be any recommendation about it for such texts
in the future.

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Tilman Bayer <tbayer at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> The 2012 Editor Survey will start today on Wikipedia projects and
> Commons. Many people have already helped with providing and reviewing
> translations on Meta. But we can still use help for a last
> double-check of the translated questionnaires as they appear in the
> actual survey, to help ensure that survey participants won't encounter
> issues when taking the survey in their own language:
> Arabic: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=AR
> German: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=DE
> Spanish: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=ES
> French: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=FR
> Hebrew: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=HE
> Italian: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=IT
> Japanese: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=JA
> Dutch: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=NL
> Polish: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=PL
> (the Polish translation has not been fully reviewed yet and may launch
> somewhat later than the rest)
> Russian: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=RU
> Swedish: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=SV
> Ukrainian: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=UK
> Chinese (Simplified):
> https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=ZH-S
> Chinese (Traditional):
> https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=ZH-T
> English: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_elCCS27RBSOaJ25&RecipientLanguage=EN
> We will monitor this thread throughout the survey for any issues that
> might come up. But in case there are translation errors that survived
> the review phase, feel free to correct them directly on Meta instead.
> The translations are listed at
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Wikipedia_Editor_Survey_2012/Questions#NOTICE_ABOUT_TRANSLATIONS
> . (For those not yet familiar with the Translate extension interface:
> Go to the translation that you want to correct, then click "translated
> version" on top. The downward arrow ("↓") links on the left allow to
> edit the corresponding translation unit.)
> Notes:
> * In this edition of the survey, the translations have been imported
> from Meta by bot, rather than manually, so we expect much fewer issues
> resulting from copy+paste errors.
> * The Portuguese version will launch a bit later.
> * The above links to qualtrics.com are just for testing, and survey
> responses entered after following them will be discarded in the
> evaluation of results. Of course you are welcome to participate as
> editor in the actual survey once it has launched. You should be shown
> a banner invitation when accessing Commons or one of the participating
> Wikipedias on the first time after the launch, when being logged in.
> --
> Tilman Bayer
> Senior Operations Analyst (Movement Communications)
> Wikimedia Foundation
> IRC (Freenode): HaeB
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с уважением,
Львова Анастасия

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