Re: Translators-l Digest, Vol 35, Issue 8

classic Classic list List threaded Threaded
1 message Options
Reply | Threaded
Open this post in threaded view
|

Re: Translators-l Digest, Vol 35, Issue 8

Huji Lee
I will post the announcement on Persian Wikipedia.

Hojjat (aka Huji)

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 4:30 PM, <[hidden email]> wrote:
Send Translators-l mailing list submissions to
       [hidden email]

To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
       https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/translators-l
or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
       [hidden email]

You can reach the person managing the list at
       [hidden email]

When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
than "Re: Contents of Translators-l digest..."


Today's Topics:

  1. FlaggedRevs availability announcement (Erik Moeller)
  2. Re: FlaggedRevs availability announcement (Pedro Sanchez)
  3. Re: FlaggedRevs availability announcement (Luiz Augusto)
  4. Re: FlaggedRevs availability announcement (Luiz Augusto)


----------------------------------------------------------------------

Message: 1
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 16:14:50 -0700
From: "Erik Moeller" <[hidden email]>
Subject: [Translators-l] FlaggedRevs availability announcement
To: "Wikimedia Translators" <[hidden email]>
Message-ID:
       <[hidden email]>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1

All -

I would appreciate help with the following announcement. As with the
previous announcement, I'd like it to be sent to as many language
mailing lists & village pumps as possible. My plan is to send the
English language announcement on Wednesday, June 4, at 11:00 UTC to
foundation-l and all multilingual and English language project mailing
lists. I would need your help to send it to other lists, languages &
places.

Announcement follows.

Thanks for any & all help,
Erik


Subject: Important: New edit patrolling features available

As of today, the "FlaggedRevs" extension is available to any wiki
community that wishes to use it. FlaggedRevs is a tool for patrolling
changes, identifying high quality article versions, and changing the
default version shown to unregistered users. It's highly configurable.
As such, we're making it available in two configurations:

1) A minimally intrusive "patrolling" configuration;
2) Custom configurations per your request.

== Who needs this feature and where can I see it? ==

Larger wiki communities will probably benefit more from the use of
this feature than smaller ones. If you have problems keeping vandalism
in check, and/or want to experiment with new ways to identify high
quality content, you should look into this functionality.

You can see an English language demo installation of the feature at:
http://en.labs.wikimedia.org/

The feature is in production use on the German Wikipedia:
http://de.wikipedia.org/

The German Wikipedia uses a custom configuration where the most recent
vandalism-patrolled version, if any, is shown to unregistered users.
You can track the progress of their use of the patrolling feature
here:

http://tools.wikimedia.de/~aka/cgi-bin/reviewcnt.cgi?lang=english

== Patrolling Configuration ==

In the Patrolling Configuration, any user who has been registered for
more than 21 days and has made at least 150 edits will be
automatically given the permission to patrol changes for vandalism.
Only changes made by users who are not permitted to patrol changes
need to be patrolled.

In addition, sysops will be given the permission to flag versions of
"featured articles" in accordance with existing nomination processes.
(In other words, this gives you the ability to identify specific
_versions_ of an article as "featured", rather than the article as a
whole.) Finally, sysops will be permitted to define on a per-page
basis that changes need to be patrolled before being visible to
unregistered readers. This is an alternative to semi-protection; it
doesn't make sense to use both on a given page.

The use of these features is subject to policies that your wiki
community will need to develop. They should be used carefully until
such a policy is in place.

To activate the patrolling configuration,

1) File a request on http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/ of type
"enhancement", component "site request". You may need to create a
BugZilla account to do this.

2) Title your request "Enable FlaggedRevs Patrolling Configuration on
(my project name)".

3) Post a link to your BugZilla request to your project's "Village
pump" and mailing list, if available.

If there are no objections on the BugZilla page, the request will be
considered valid after 7 days. (It may still take a while longer to
process it.)

== Custom Configurations ==

The FlaggedRevs extension is highly flexible in its configuration. We
are willing to accommodate custom requests. Since some configurations
of FlaggedRevs could be considered highly disruptive, the requirements
are somewhat higher.

1) Read about the configuration options at:
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:FlaggedRevs
and experiment with the live demo at:
http://en.labs.wikimedia.org/

2) Create a page in the "Project:" namespace (e.g. "Wikipedia:",
"Wikibooks:") of your wiki community describing the configuration you
want to use.

3) Create a BugZilla request as above, titled "Enable FlaggedRevs
custom configuration on (my project name)" pointing to the proposal
page you have created. Provide an English translation of all relevant
information if possible - or we may not be able to help you.

4) Post a link to your proposal and to the BugZilla request to the
various relevant channels of your wiki community, e.g. "village pump",
mailing list.

If there are no objections within 14 days, your request will be
considered valid. If there are objections, please try building
consensus. If necessary, you can also resort to a poll (a very large
majority, at least two thirds, is generally necessary).

Note that custom configurations will take longer to process, and might
sit in the technical support queue for several weeks.

Our developers will _only_ look at the information attached to the
BugZilla request, so please make sure that everything relevant is at
least linked from there.

== Translators needed ==

The user interface of the FlaggedRevs extension needs to be translated
into as many languages as possible. The extension can be localized
using http://translatewiki.net/ - please follow the instructions there
to become a translator.

== User interface developers needed ==

If you are a PHP developer with JavaScript/CSS experience, your help
in improving the user interface experience (by improving the CSS or
adding AJAX features) would be appreciated. Just check out a fresh
copy of the MediaWiki code and the FlaggedRevs code and get started:

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Subversion
http://mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:FlaggedRevs

If you need committer access to our version control system, please
e-mail <commitaccess at wikimedia dot org>, attaching your SSH key and
desired username as per the above link.



------------------------------

Message: 2
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 18:37:40 -0500
From: "Pedro Sanchez" <[hidden email]>
Subject: Re: [Translators-l] FlaggedRevs availability announcement
To: "Wikimedia Translators" <[hidden email]>
Message-ID:
       <[hidden email]>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Erik Moeller <[hidden email]> wrote:
> All -
>
> I would appreciate help with the following announcement. As with the
> previous announcement, I'd like it to be sent to as many language
> mailing lists & village pumps as possible. My plan is to send the
> English language announcement on Wednesday, June 4, at 11:00 UTC to
> foundation-l and all multilingual and English language project mailing
> lists. I would need your help to send it to other lists, languages &
> places.
>

I'm translating the interface at betawiki into spanish, I expect to
finish today or tomorrow morning. Is it still time for that?



------------------------------

Message: 3
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 23:14:46 -0300
From: "Luiz Augusto" <[hidden email]>
Subject: Re: [Translators-l] FlaggedRevs availability announcement
To: "Wikimedia Translators" <[hidden email]>
Message-ID:
       <[hidden email]>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Pedro Sanchez <[hidden email]> wrote:

> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Erik Moeller <[hidden email]> wrote:
> > All -
> >
> > I would appreciate help with the following announcement. As with the
> > previous announcement, I'd like it to be sent to as many language
> > mailing lists & village pumps as possible. My plan is to send the
> > English language announcement on Wednesday, June 4, at 11:00 UTC to
> > foundation-l and all multilingual and English language project mailing
> > lists. I would need your help to send it to other lists, languages &
> > places.
> >
>
> I'm translating the interface at betawiki into spanish, I expect to
> finish today or tomorrow morning. Is it still time for that?
>

UI already fully translated into Portuguese (done by me and Malafaya @
betawiki)

Announcement going to be translated by me yesterday and spammed on all
Portuguese Wikimedia projects (Village pumps) or at 2:00 AM (UTC) or at
16:00 from 4 July
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/translators-l/attachments/20080530/d2a50e0f/attachment-0001.htm

------------------------------

Message: 4
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 23:21:01 -0300
From: "Luiz Augusto" <[hidden email]>
Subject: Re: [Translators-l] FlaggedRevs availability announcement
To: "Wikimedia Translators" <[hidden email]>
Message-ID:
       <[hidden email]>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"

er... replace yesterday by tomorrow from my previous message O_o

/me going to bed

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Luiz Augusto <[hidden email]> wrote:

>
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Pedro Sanchez <[hidden email]>
> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Erik Moeller <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> > All -
>> >
>> > I would appreciate help with the following announcement. As with the
>> > previous announcement, I'd like it to be sent to as many language
>> > mailing lists & village pumps as possible. My plan is to send the
>> > English language announcement on Wednesday, June 4, at 11:00 UTC to
>> > foundation-l and all multilingual and English language project mailing
>> > lists. I would need your help to send it to other lists, languages &
>> > places.
>> >
>>
>> I'm translating the interface at betawiki into spanish, I expect to
>> finish today or tomorrow morning. Is it still time for that?
>>
>
> UI already fully translated into Portuguese (done by me and Malafaya @
> betawiki)
>
> Announcement going to be translated by me yesterday and spammed on all
> Portuguese Wikimedia projects (Village pumps) or at 2:00 AM (UTC) or at
> 16:00 from 4 July
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/translators-l/attachments/20080530/2346667e/attachment-0001.htm

------------------------------

_______________________________________________
Translators-l mailing list
[hidden email]
https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/translators-l


End of Translators-l Digest, Vol 35, Issue 8
********************************************


_______________________________________________
Translators-l mailing list
[hidden email]
https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/translators-l