Someone (Bjankuloski06) introduced Russian text in the French version !!!

I corrected it. Please be careful and select the correct language before translating !!!

2014-07-02 5:23 GMT+02:00 Tilman Bayer <>:
Hi Seb35,

translations are still welcome and needed in these languages (French,
Italian, Russian, Dutch). There has been, or maybe still is, a weird
technical issue with the first banner's translation group, e.g. the
stats page at [1] was claiming until a few hours age this group has 0
units (and 0 have been translated in any language, even though it has
3 units and translations already existed (e.g. [2]), being shown to
millions of mobile readers over the last few days. The message you
encountered looks like a different symptom of the same problem.

It is looking OK now again though, are you able to enter French
translations at [3] now?

The issue is particularly strange because the translation group for
the second banner did not show the same behavior (i.e. the stats at
[4] continued to correctly show it as containing 3 messages, and
recorded the existing translations correctly as well). That's even
though both banners are completely identical except for the
text,[5][6] and I didn't see anything in the logs that could have
caused that difference. I strongly suspect it's a bug. Or is there
another explanation? Any insights are welcome.


On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 3:58 PM, Seb35 <> wrote:
> I get the message "This message group is empty", is it too late to translate
> or is it a misconfiguration?
> Thanks,
> ~ Seb35
> Le Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:24:23 +0200, Tilman Bayer <> a
> écrit:
>> As many may already have seen, the new, fully revamped mobile
>> Wikipedia app for Android was just released.[1] To bring it to the
>> attention of mobile readers of Wikipedia, we are currently running
>> banners (restricted to Android devices) which still need to be
>> translated into the following languages:
>> French, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Dutch
>> (Together with English and German, these correspond to the top 10
>> languages - including variants - where the app is available in a
>> localized version of sufficient quality, according to the developer
>> team. The banners can be translated into other languages too, but they
>> should only run in a language if the app is available in that
>> language, too.)
>> The text of the banners:
>> "The new official Wikipedia app for Android:
>> Faster speed, offline reading, and more."
>> Translate at:
>> "32 million articles, 280+ languages, one app
>> Download the new Wikipedia app now"
>> Translate at:
>> Many thanks!
>> [1]

Tilman Bayer
Senior Operations Analyst (Movement Communications)
Wikimedia Foundation
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