Are you in the UK? I was told by one of the Wikimedia UK volunteers that they are using
one of the banners which is an image, and 'Read Now' is part of the image. So they
have to make a new image using the translation of Read Now (part of the core messages on
meta at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fundraising_2010/Core_messages
) for each language.
If you are in the UK then you need to know that it appears that there is only one
Wikimedia UK volunteer who can do the work of producing the individual images in different
languages and of amending the link from the banner so that it goes to the translated
landing page (the appeal letter and the donation interface). I don't think that this
volunteer will have the time to do these images for at least another week, because of
commitments outside of Wikipedia. You will also need to specifically request that
Wikimedia UK fixes this on your language Wikipedia - because this is time-consuming I
guess that they won't be doing this for any language unless it is requested.
If you are not in the UK - the issue may be similar but with a different Wikimedia
You need to mention your language, where you are and provide a link to the landing page
you get taken to if you click the banner, to get an answer from the people who know more
than I do.
--- On Sat, 11/12/10, Paul Selitskas <wizardist(a)ya.ru> wrote:
From: Paul Selitskas <wizardist(a)ya.ru>
Subject: [Translators-l] Read Now button l10n
Date: Saturday, 11 December, 2010, 12:30
Doesn't the Read Now button seem to be translated to local wiki languages? I'm
talking about the Jimmy Appeal blue-on-white banner. If it does, where should translations
be submitted to?
Павел Селіцкас/Paul Selitskas, skype: p.selitskas
Wizardist @ Wikimedia projects
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