On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 12:00 AM, Purodha Blissenbach <
On 23.09.2015 16:57, Samantha Becker wrote:
a) the editor must have previously translated at
least one Wikipedia
article to or from English and one of the following languages:
Catalan, Farsi, French, Italian, Spanish, or Swahili.
Discriminating against the other languages?
The tool being tested is a pre-release 'alpha' stage and is only enabled
for these languages so far. Once it is refined, tested, and built, it will
be available in all languages for which there is a Wikipedia.
b) the editor must be available to speak with a WMF researcher over
Please be aware that using Google and thus letting them and the
secret services eavesdrop on our conversations may be not acceptable
for some users.
Yes, I fully agree that there are various issues with Google Hangouts, and
I totally understand that this will be problematic for some users. My
personal issue with the tool is that it is not open source, rather than the
possible privacy/infosec issues you raise. But this kind of research
requires voice connection and shared schrees, and this is the tool that is
available to me for this function.
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Jonathan T. Morgan
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