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Re: [opensuse-wiki] Wiki Translations
  • From: jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 13:51:31 +0100
  • Message-id: <43D0DCD3.5050600@xxxxxxxxx>
Sonja Krause-Harder wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 12:52:43PM +0100, jdd wrote:
>>> Do we already keep track of pages that only exist in languages other
>>> than english? It would be nice to have at all content referenced from
>>> the english version, be it only as stubs to which a full translation
>>> can be added later.
>> it's a feature of wikipedia language implementation. Well
>> done, the side menu links to the same page in other langages
>
> I know interwiki links, but someone has to create them in the first
> place. Let me rephrase my question: how can we keep the wikis at least
> somewhat in sync? If everybody only translates pages from the english
> wiki, there is no problem, but what if someone creates new documentation
> in french, which doesn't exist in english?
>
> - just do it, with luck somebody will find it and translate it to other
> languages
>
> - always create an english page, even if it only says "this content only
> exists in french and needs a translator", and have volunteers actively
> monitor the wikis for these pages, and translate them to english. This
> way, the english wiki would serve as a reference wiki.
>
> Clearer now?
>
> Sonja
>
yes. don't know which is better. may be a "translator's page
to share the voluteers?

jdd

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