[Wikimedia-l] Board candidates page: please set as a subject of translation

Deryck Chan deryckchan at wikimedia.hk
Tue May 14 17:10:17 UTC 2013


Hello. Meta now supports automatic conversion between different regional
variants of standard Chinese. Can someone disable translation to zh-hans,
zh-hant, zh-hk, and zh-tw? Otherwise we'll end up with 4 redundant
translations.

On 14 May 2013 17:38, Benjamin Chen <bencmqwiki at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> Before I saw the reply, I went ahead and tagged the page for translation,
> including Francis's statement.
> I have learnt and realised that it wasn't the best idea to translate that
> part just yet. Thanks Thehelpfulone, I've reverted that section. Sorry.
>
> The other parts of the two new statements are ready for translation.
>
> Regards,
>
> Benjamin Chen / [[User:Bencmq]]
>
> On 15 May, 2013, at 12:26 AM, Thehelpfulone <thehelpfulonewiki at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Takashi,
> >
> > Thanks for the reminder. I saw that Francis had his statement trimmed
> > by Philippe in his capacity as a Board Election Committee member
> > because it was over the character limit so decided not to mark it for
> > translation until he had the opportunity to rewrite it, so as to not
> > waste the valuable time of translators. I also waited to mark Jeromy's
> > candidacy for translation as he was making a couple of changes the
> > other day but just confirmed with him that he has finished making
> > tweaks to his statement.
> >
> > If the election committee don't get round to it, I'll mark Jeromy's
> > statement for translation later today but will follow up with Francis
> > before making his statement for translation - I don't think it's fair
> > for translators to translate a statement that could be considerably
> > tweaked (and would need re-translating).
> >
> > ---
> > Thehelpfulone
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Thehelpfulone
> >
> > On 14 May 2013, at 16:05, Takashi OTA <supertakot+foundation-l at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> Could anybody (maybe admin on meta) set recent changes of the
> >> board candidates page as a subject to translation, so that we can
> >> translate candidacies of Francis and Jeromy-Yu with the translation
> tool?
> >>
> >>
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/Board_elections/2013/Candidates
> >>
> >> --Takashi
> >>
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