[x-post] Wikimedia Language team office hour and online meeting on March 21, 2018 (Wednesday) at 1300 UTC

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[x-post] Wikimedia Language team office hour and online meeting on March 21, 2018 (Wednesday) at 1300 UTC

Runa Bhattacharjee-2
[x-posted announcement]

Hello,

Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team would like to invite you for an online
office hour session scheduled for Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 13:00 UTC.
This will be an open session to talk about our work, and in particular the
changes to interlanguage links, which were recently rolled-out on the
English Wikipedia.

The new option shows a list of up to 9 languages instead of a long list
that can have more than 200 items, and a panel with all the links that can
be looked up in any language using a search box. The purpose of this
feature is to make articles in all languages easier to find. We recently
published a blog post about this feature and the thoughts behind the
development:

https://blog.wikimedia.org/2018/03/08/compact-language-links-launch.

This session is going to be an online discussion over Google
Hangouts/Youtube with a simultaneous IRC conversation. Due to the
limitation of Google Hangouts, only a limited number of participation slots
are available. Hence, do please let us know in advance if you would like to
join in the Hangout. The IRC channel will be open for interactions during
the session.

Please read below for the event details, including local time, youtube
session links and do let us know if you have any questions.

Thank you
Runa

== Details ==

# Event: Wikimedia Foundation Language office hour session

# When: March 21st, 2018 (Wednesday) at 13:00 UTC (check local time
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20180321T1300)

# Where: and on IRC #wikimedia-office (Freenode) and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmZcL6zVcTA


# Agenda:
Discussion about Compact Language Links, and Q & A.


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Engineering Manager, Language (Contributors)
Wikimedia Foundation
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