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Re: Correction and control


‎This is exactly my way of thinking
There's a long guide describing each and every rule but reading it is a
whole different things
We want to be there right infront of the translator or comment him on a
specific mistake
The current way makes this process not efficient enough and not educational
enough since correcting in one place won't affect other

Furthermore, In Hebrew I can translate the word "Help" in several ways
New translator is presented with the word help and with several suggestions
Suggestions marked with info mark will explain the recommended way of
dealing with this term, the suggestions that marked as red will explain why
did someone reject this suggestion and preffered other term

Any suggestions?
Yaron Shahrabani

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:40 PM, Ask Hjorth Larsen <asklarsen@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 2:44 PM, Yaron Shahrabani <sh.yaron@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> (...)
> > You'll have to trust me on this, nobody cares...
> > Ubuntu translators are monitored but all the others just don't pay
> > attention, its related to the Israeli mentality and I don't think I have
> > enough resources to fight it
> I think the psychology here is a bit different.  People are always
> lazy and won't read the instructions (unless they are very short)
> until explicitly asked - but that's not really the big deal.  The real
> issue is that you rarely get very good by reading instructions,
> *compared* to how good you get by knowing exactly what you did wrong
> and what should be done to get it right.
> In lots of cases it is possible to make a mistake without realizing
> that it is one of the cases mentioned in the documentation.  Therefore
> it is important to have effective per-string communication *and* good
> guidelines.  Since a reviewer had to change the string anyway, it's
> not much trouble to write a short notice to the translator about why
> the string was changed - this is really what we need, I think.
> Regards
> Ask
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