[Translators-l] a gadget to hide apihelp
siebrand at kitano.nl
Sat Nov 15 23:18:20 UTC 2014
Another tip: We're preapring many changes to the API Help messages at the
moment. Translating them now will probably mean that you'll have to deal
with a lot of small changes later on. Another reason why you may want to
hold off on translating many API Help messages...
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On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 12:12 AM, Amir E. Aharoni <
amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
> A little tip to translators at translatewiki.net:
> I usually try to have the translation of several important message groups
> to my language at 100% or close to it. Among these groups is "Extensions
> used by Wikimedia".
> In the recent weeks hundreds of new messages were added to this groups as
> part of the Apihelp localization project. Apihelp is generally a nice
> thing all of which should be translated, but I found this overwhelming:
> Apihelp is only useful to developers, while some important and highly
> visible messages in projects like VisualEditor and Flow may get lost among
> the hundreds of new Apihelp strings.
> So I wrote this little gadget in my user space:
> It adds a "Remove apihelp" link to the top personal bar near the Talk page
> link. Clicking that link hides all currently visible Apihelp messages in
> the translation view.
> Feel free to copy it and to improve it. I just made it in a few minutes
> and it may have bugs.
> Again: Please *do* translate Apihelp to your languages. Don't use the
> gadget to just ignore Apihelp completely - only to get through the time
> until it's all translated.
> Hope it's useful :)
> Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
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