On Sun, Mar 6, 2016 at 3:37 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter <pute...@mccme.ru> wrote:
> On 2016-03-06 09:26, Gnangarra wrote:
>>
>> You would think though that someone who wanted to represent all of the
>> affiliates would endeavor to have their statement translated into as many
>> languages as possible to ensure their message got heard by the most amount
>> of people, even if they did it themselves using one of the many
>> translation
>> programs available.
>>
>> The affiliates if they are transparent will be asking for input from their
>> members as to who they should be supporting, I'd consider it as important
>> but also a courtesy to all communities
>>
>
> Do we have a list of languages into which the statements REALLY need to be
> translated? I would say, with all due respect, that translating it to
> Swedish and Dutch is rather a waste of time, whereas translating for example
> to Spanish and Italian might indeed help.

We could use the same list of languages as the process for the
community elected/selected seats?

This is also being discussed at
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2016#Messy_list

--
John Vandenberg

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