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Invitation to contribute
You might or might not already be aware that there is now a new system in place for marking translations that need to be checked (those that are suspected of being incorrect or those where it is not clear which sense(s) of a word the translations apply to). (See Wiktionary:Beer_parlour#Translations_to_be_checked_proposal here for the Beer parlour discussion on this topic.)
Translations to be checked are now categorised by language. For example, Category:Translations_to_be_checked_(French) contains a list of all words where French translations need to be checked. This is designed to make the checking of these translations easier to maintain and work with.
I'm contacting everyone who has either expressed an interest in working on translations or has indicated in Wiktionary:Babel that they have a good knowledge of a particular foreign language or languages.
If you want to reply to this message, please do so on my talk page. Thanks for your help you can provide.
— Paul G 10:57, 11 March 2006 (UTC)
- Well, I did look there, but you know, I was confronted with a thousand templates... Technically, yes, that's the way I wanted to do it at first, but I don't think, for now, that it's sane to have more templates than contributors to Russian :-) Cheers. —Vildricianus 16:12, 5 May 2006 (UTC)
- Hehe. Looks like you're suffering from the same problem as we do. Those Russians are lazy folks, let me tellya that.
- On a second thought, after having a look at this and this I don't think you can complain. (^_^) You've got three times as many users as we've got pages. That's what Germans call ‘Jammern auf hohem Niveau’.
- Anyway, over at ru:, we're assembling all kinds of templates, from Kazakh to Icelandic to Romanian to Chuvash ones, just in case someone needs them (even though we don't expect that to happen any time soon). I mean, it's quite heartwarming for a new user to log on and have everything right at his fingertips. And I think that you can use that as an argument to actually gain new contributors.
- Cheers, --Schwallex 23:08, 5 May 2006 (UTC)