[Translators-l] Ready for early translation: Tech News bulletin #15 (2014)
siebrand at kitano.nl
Mon Apr 7 16:19:26 UTC 2014
I see something strange on
This line is incorrect: "2014, *15. Wort *(maandag 07 april 2014)". In
English it says "2014, *week 15* (Monday 07 April 2014)". In Dutch it
should be the same as in English ("week 15"). Where can this be corrected?
On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 6:10 PM, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> In fact only 14: exclude German and Korean whose only translations are
> generic items recurring each week; and possibly Japanese as well that just
> adds 2 effective items translated (in planned changes, bit none in
> effective changes).
> I wonder why German gets no translation since long; given the number of
> German Wikimedians.
> It's less surprising for Korean even if (South) Korea has excellent level
> of Internet coverage since long (but also its older and popular cooperative
> and social platforms, explaining why Wikimedia is not so successful there).
> But may be most Koreans don't feel the need to translate English (because
> many of them have excellent education levels and can easily read English;
> but educated Koreans may have chosen another secondary language than only
> English, such as Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, Japanese, Spanish or Arabic and
> would like to get translations from English to their primary Korean
> Or may be there are specific difficulties for translating technical
> English to Korean (we are speaking about tech news here, not general news,
> songs and poems). It's rare to find technical documents written in Korean
> on the Internet (much more than in Chinese or Japanese).
> 2014-04-07 14:50 GMT+02:00 Tomasz W. Kozlowski <tomasz at twkozlowski.net>:
> Vira Motorko wrote:
>> How many languages this week? =)
>> Sixteen! :-)
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