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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <>
Subject Re: update service for not released languages [was: Re: Registration]
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:05:26 GMT

On 01.03.2013 00:51, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> On 28/02/2013 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
>> I had a look and an additional text is possible - see attached
>> screenshot.
>> The additional text should be translated into the corresponding language.
> This could be a good idea. We surely don't want to notify users that an
> update is available if it isn't (in their language).
> But if we manage to properly communicate in the dialog box that this is
> actually a call for volunteers (and write it in the corresponding
> language so that it cannot be misinterpreted) this could be a nice way
> to involve new people.

Yes, that was exactly the purpose why I had a look.

+1 from my side to include such an explaining text in the update 
notification dialog.

> Based on the experience we had so far with teams, I would honestly wait
> that Pootle is available for all interested languages before we do this.
> Or at least we should see if we have a timeframe for a new Pootle setup
> that will maximize the likelihood to actually recruit new volunteers.
> Ideally, we should also have (unannounced) development builds available
> in the target languages to be able to point volunteers to them when they
> write.

Again +1
Our tools should be ready before we start this promotion.

Best regards, Oliver.

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