After Siebrand had given me a demonstration of the fantastic new Translate
extension, I realized we are now able to take a big step forward in making
the Wikimedia Grants program more accessible to our colleagues around the
I therefore ask for your help in translating
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Index into as many languages as
possible, to ensure those seeking funding can find useful information in
their own language.
I have tried to make that page as concise and as clear as possible, though
there is a somewhat unavoidable level of detail required because people
actually need all this information to submit grant proposals.
Nevertheless, if, during translation, you encounter something that's
unclear, contradictory, or just weird, please don't hesitate to call it
out, on this thread, on the talk page, or privately to me.
Thanks in advance for your help! I appreciate it greatly.
Asaf Bartov, Grants, WMF
as every month, translations are wanted for the new edition of the
"Wikimedia Highlights", consisting of the most relevant information
from the Foundation's general and technical monthly reports for
February, with a short selection of other important news from the
Wikimedia movement. Please consider helping non-English-language
Wikimedia communities to stay updated on the most important WMF
activities, MediaWiki development work and other international news
from the past month, by providing a translation at
See https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:Translate for
instructions about the Translation extension, which we are continuing
to use for this issue with the help of Siebrand.
For Danish, German, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian
(Bokmål), Dutch, Polish, Vietnamese, Finnish, Russian and Hungarian,
it will be
useful to compare the earlier translations
), as the "Data and Trends" and "Financials" sections contain a lot of
As in recent months, it is planned to announce the translations (i.e.
those which have been completed at that point) on the general
Wikimedia announcements list Wikimediaannounce-l, on Tuesday March 13.
We have also started to post them as language-targeted
updates of the official Wikipedia Facebook account, which reaches a
large audience, and in addition might test country-targeted updates
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