James Forrester <> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
          Component|General                     |General/Unknown
            Product|VisualEditor                |Wikimedia
            Summary|VisualEditor: New VE        |New VisualEditor
                   |features launched without   |translations not appearing
                   |existing translations       |in production as quickly as
                   |                            |for other features(?)

--- Comment #1 from James Forrester <> ---
(In reply to Lokal_Profil from comment #0)
> Intention:
> Whenever a new VE feature is launched it seems as though existing
> translations are not included.
> Steps to Reproduce:
> 1. Go to
> 2. Click on media settings for the first image
> 3. Click advanced settings (Erweiterte Einstellungen)
> Actual Results:  
> 2. Alt_text dialogue reads "Alternative text"
> 3. Position dialogues read "Position: Left, right, center, none "
> Expected Results:  
> 2. Alt_text dialogue reads "Alternativtext" (per
> alttext-section/de)
> 3. Should also be all in german (per e.g.
> position-left/de)
> Reproducible: Always
> This is not just an issue with the above features (or with uselang=de) but
> rather happens at every launched VE feature. Since the translations have
> normally been done before there is no reason why they should not be included
> as part of the pushing of any new feature.
> The VE translations also seem to take longer to go live then translations in
> other parts of the interface (seems to happen only when there are other VE
> updates).

Translations of VE items should go live at the same time as non-VE items (as
they are done by the same process) – if not, this sounds like a localisation
update bug. Moving there to see if anyone has any ideas.

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