[Wikimedia-l] Translations of WMF documents [was: Re: Wikimedia Foundation Report, March 2012 [was: Re: Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 97, Issue 43]]

Виктория mstislavl1 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 12:03:35 UTC 2012

I second this on behalf of Russian-speaking users.


On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 12:29 PM, Juergen Fenn <juergen.fenn at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hallo Tilman,
> Am 13.04.2012 um 13:01 schrieb wikimedia-l-request at lists.wikimedia.org:
> >
> > please find below the WMF report for March 2012, in plain text.
> Thanks for publishing the new report.
> > Since a few months, we have been publishing a separate "Highlights"
> > summary. Please consider helping non-English-language communities to
> > stay updated, by providing a translation:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Highlights,_March_2012
> > Many thanks to those who translated last month's "Highlights" into
> > Danish, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch and
> > (partially) Arabic.
> We have discussed this on the German Chapter's list recently. Most of
> those taking part in the discussion opined the Wikimedia Foundation provide
> translations of its documents into the most important languages. We touched
> upon the subject as WCA announced it will publish its reports in several
> languages. Translations should not be left to the community. It is not up
> to the community to get news from the Foundation, but it is rather up to
> the Foundation to get its message across to the community. Please note that
> only a minority of Wikipedians are able to understand your documents
> published in English. I would be quite grateful if we please could change
> this.
> Regards,
> Jürgen.
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