Would it be perhaps appropriate to link to the MWStake survey here? ( https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2015-July/082436.html ) [Ping @MarkAHershberger]
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Sounds like a good idea!
Translate Page into Persian
I want to translate the news page in Persian. How should I do this?
Hey @Mobin2008, thanks for this question. This page doesn't seem available for translation, but more importantly, its scope is pretty limited. Would you rather be interested in helping deliver tech news more often to your community perhaps? As an example, see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tech/News/2019/28. Let me know what you think.
Is it not possible for me to translate this page into Persian?
The Mediawiki page, no. The Meta page, which is way more comprehensive as it also includes the information featured here, yes.
It is possible but not easy to translate this page. I'd agree with Elitre that your time would be probably more effectively spent on other translation needs, for now.
However, for reference: This page is currently setup using the ancient manual system.
You'd need to create an "/fa" subpage similar to Template:MediaWiki_News/fr, but you'd also need to manually notice any update to the English page via your watchlist or similar. (you can see how many of the existing translations are outdated, because of this problem).
Hope that helps!
My apologies, I hadn't even noticed that such a system was applied to this page. I just found the language navbox at the bottom of the page, which probably speaks volumes to how easily findable (and hence useful) these translations are? Glad that the user can achieve their goal though!
So how is this page translated into other languages?
OK.I became aware of this.Good time, goodbye. All talk.
Convert to use Special:Translate or not?
Note that on Wikidata, Wikidata:News already supported that
Extensions in the news?
I realize we had major extension releases in the news until roughly 06-2013. I think we should revive this and inform MediaWiki users about extensions as well. The question is, which extensions do we monitor, and who triggers the news? Any suggestions?
Maybe extensions, that are heavily used (according to WikiApiary), are newsworthy. Or extensions, that are added to mediawiki core or become Wikimedia extensions. Or maybe it suffices to produce a monthly/quarterly news article, that lists all major extension releases.
VE bug triage meetings
Hi, can someone please add a line about the upcoming VE bug triage meetings ASAP, please? Thanks a lot,
Done If you have alternative copy, just post it here.
Link to dev summit videos
Not sure if its appropriate, but we don't have very much interesting news here. Maybe we should link to the dev summit videos https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikimedia_Developer_Summit_2016
I like this idea. I say go for it!
Done Good idea, thank you!