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Ready for early translation: Tech News #04 (2017)

Johan Jönsson-2
The latest tech newsletter is ready for early translation:
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tech/News/2017/04

Direct translation link:
https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Translate&group=page-Tech%2FNews%2F2017%2F04&action=page

I'm planning to send the newsletter on Monday afternoon (UTC), i.e.
Monday morning PT. The existing translations will be posted on the
wikis in that language. Deadlines:
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tech/News/For_contributors#The_deadlines

There may be a few more edits by Friday, but the existing content
should generally remain fairly stable. I will let you know on Friday
in any case.

Let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns. As
always, I appreciate your help and feedback.

(Important: See previous mail to translators-l: "Tech News
translators: dates in recurring items".)

//Johan Jönsson
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Re: Ready for early translation: Tech News #04 (2017)

Johan Jönsson-2
On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 5:49 PM, Johan Jönsson <[hidden email]> wrote:

> The latest tech newsletter is ready for early translation:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tech/News/2017/04
>
> Direct translation link:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Translate&group=page-Tech%2FNews%2F2017%2F04&action=page
>
> I'm planning to send the newsletter on Monday afternoon (UTC), i.e.
> Monday morning PT. The existing translations will be posted on the
> wikis in that language. Deadlines:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tech/News/For_contributors#The_deadlines
>
> There may be a few more edits by Friday, but the existing content
> should generally remain fairly stable. I will let you know on Friday
> in any case.
>
> Let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns. As
> always, I appreciate your help and feedback.
>
> (Important: See previous mail to translators-l: "Tech News
> translators: dates in recurring items".)

The text of the newsletter is now final. One new item has been added
since yesterday. There won't be any more changes; you can translate
safely.

If the new dates confuse you: Most of you will simply have to replace
the first date with
{{#time:$defualtformat|$date1|$format_language_code}}, the second one
with {{#time:$defualtformat|$date2|$format_language_code}} and the
third one with {{#time:$defualtformat|$date3|$format_language_code}}
and then you won't have to change the dates manually in the future,
but can use the matching translation in the translation memory. If
you're not happy with the default format, you can find out how to
change it here:
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:ParserFunctions#.23time

For example, for Chinese (zh), I used this:
{{#time:n月j日|$date1|$format_language_code}}

If you have any questions, or feel confused, please do ask on the list
and you will get help. The point is to make this easier for you, not
more difficult.

//Johan Jönsson
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Re: Ready for early translation: Tech News #04 (2017)

Johan Jönsson-2
On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 6:12 PM, Johan Jönsson <[hidden email]> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 5:49 PM, Johan Jönsson <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> The latest tech newsletter is ready for early translation:
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tech/News/2017/04
>>
>> Direct translation link:
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Translate&group=page-Tech%2FNews%2F2017%2F04&action=page

Thank you all for your help! It is deeply appreciated. The newsletter
has now been delivered (in 20 languages) to subscribers across wikis.

//Johan Jönsson
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