Noticed that a vast majority of Indian languages are listed. How about we kickstart a translation rally of sorts for not only WP:Medicine, but other articles as well?
On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 5:51 AM, Kul Wadhwa <kwad...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Forwarding to India list to cover Indic languages. See below. > > --Kul > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> > Date: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 4:12 PM > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for Wikipedians to add already translated > articles > To: wikimedi...@lists.wikimedia.org, Kul Wadhwa <ktwad...@gmail.com> > > > We at WikiProject Medicine are working on a collaborative effort with > Translators Without Borders (TWB), a group which includes 2,000 or so > volunteer translators. We are working to translate key medical articles > into as many other languages as possible. Currently we have translated > content into 50 or so languages amounting to 2.3 million words of text. > > The process involves first bringing articles to either GA or FA status in > English. They are then delivered, with MediaWiki markup in place, to the > TWB website where the text is sent out to the translators. Once translated > we at Wikipedia are notified via orange links on this page here: > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:MED/Progress > > This issue currently is that we are missing Wikipedians in some languages > to add / combine the translated content into the respective Wikipedia. Some > of the article created through this process have reached feature article > status including translations into Hungarian of anaphylaxis and > hypertension. We currently have translated content in the following > languages waiting to be integrated: > > Hindi > > Chinese > > Persian > > Tagalog > > Indonesian > > Macedonian > > Greek > > Bulgarian > > Danish > > Polish > > Swedish > > Arabic > > Ukrainian > > Dutch > > Czech > > Serbian > > Slovenian > > Spanish > > Telugu > > Tamil > > Punjabi > > Turkish > > Kurdish > > Thai > > Swahili > > Yoruba > > Kinyarwanda > > An overview of the efforts can be found here: > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:TTF > > If you are interested in getting involved in adding translated articles > instructions are here: > > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Translation_task_force/Adding_content > > If you have further question or comments I would welcome the feedback. > > James Heilman > > MD, CCFP(EM), Wikipedian > > WikiProject Medicine > > The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine > www.opentextbookofmedicine.com > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > wikimedi...@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > Kul Wadhwa > Head of Mobile > Wikimedia Foundation > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Srikanth Ramakrishnan Treasurer, Wikimedia Chapter [India] Donate to the Wikimedia India Chapter today<http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Donations>
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