[Translators-l] FDC Elections Banner Translations
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Mon May 4 05:26:08 UTC 2015
Done for ne_NP !
2015-05-04 9:03 GMT+05:45 Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder <
ssnyder at wikimedia.org>:
> Yes, I read it. Specifically, I read the "ideal" example in the original:
> Reading these files requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader <http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html>, a free download.
> The equivalent with the new product would say something like "You can use
> W3C's free editor/browser, Amaya <http://www.w3.org/Amaya/>, to create
> HTML, SVG, and MathML documents".
> The current suggestion of "Tell me more about Amaya
> <http://www.w3.org/Amaya/>: W3C's free editor/browser that lets you
> create HTML <http://www.w3.org/TR/html401>, SVG
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/>, and MathML <http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML2/>
> documents" is IMO a significant divergence: from a factually
> descriptive statement to an imperative verb, for one thing (and despite the
> original tip saying not to tell people what they should be doing).
> By the way, your suggestion of "Tell me about Amaya", with the verb "Tell
> me" included in the link, is also on their list of bad examples. It
> therefore sounds like you partly disagree with the current incarnation of
> that tip, too.
> Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder
> Community Liaison
> Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
> On Sun, May 3, 2015 at 5:40 PM, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>> 2015-05-03 22:50 GMT+02:00 Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder <
>> ssnyder at wikimedia.org>:
>>> Also, the tip has diverged significantly from the original
>>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2001Sep/0007.html>, and I
>>> think it has diverged for the worse.
>> It has not diverged sensibly: did you read the original post, which also
>> gives very clear reasons that are still valid today (accessibility, content
>> indexing for search engines...).
>> It is now even better than this old post, not "worse".
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