Vikipedėjė:Aptarėmā

Straipsnis ėš Vikipedėjės, encikluopedėjės žemaitėškā.
Paršuoktė i: navėgacėjė, paėiška

Čė gal vīktė ivairės dėskosėjės. Naujė tema pradiekat tāp: == Pavadėnėms ==.

Torėnīs

Ožrašā[taisītė]

  • Pradiuo būtom geriau vėskon apriedīt' lietovėškā, nes, kāp user:Knutux sakė, ėš giminingas kalbuos papratiau pergoldīt'. Zordsdavini 10:59, 5 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Dabā šalėp SpecialMessages īr ė lietovėšks vertėms. Bugzilluo pasakė: Stub file for Samogitian created; inherits Lithuanian. IIRC, rebuildMessages needs to be run on the wiki now.. Kas gal ton atlėkt'? Zordsdavini 08:19, 12 April 2006 (UTC)
    • Mėgink ieškoti dammit IRC #wikipedia kanale, jis vienas Vikipedijų programuotojų ir serverių administratorių, tai turi visas reikiamas teises. Knutux 09:16, 12 April 2006 (UTC)
      • Ėt, pas monės darbe bluokounams IRC, namūs nier interneta :( šiuos vikipedėjės admėna teisiu neožtenk? Zordsdavini 09:40, 12 April 2006 (UTC)
        • Ten reikia specialių teisių priėjimui prie pačių serverių, taigi Vikipedijos teisių neužtenka. Knutux 10:18, 12 April 2006 (UTC)
          • Nu, interfeisas jau īr lietovėšks, belėikt verst' i žemaitiu. Zordsdavini 08:17, 19 Balandžio 2006 (UTC)

Kateguorėjės[taisītė]

  • Rēk sostatītė stroktūra (kateguorėjės ė pan.). Zordsdavini 12:10, 11 April 2006 (UTC)

Wiki.png[taisītė]

Wiki.png
  • Kas nuors padėrbkat nuormalo wiki logo. Zordsdavini 14:32, 20 Balandžio 2006 (UTC)
  • Žėnklos oždiets :) Bėškioka par dīdelės, bet lioks. Zordsdavini 08:35, 21 Balandžio 2006 (UTC)
    • Padariau beški geresnės kokybės Vikipedėjės logo. Je nuoret galet uzdiete, nes tas kazkuoks laba kompouts a kažkuoks... Čia tas naus logo y Extate 11:13, 19 Birželio 2006 (UTC)
      • O kāp tėn īr ožrašos? Tor būtė: "Vikipedėjė/Valna Encikluopedėjė". Mon atruoda, ka naujam žėnklė īr "Encikluopedeje". Zordsdavini 06:40, 20 Birželio 2006 (UTC)

Klaipieda[taisītė]

  • Tvarkon kateguorėjės ėškėla klausims: Klaipieda tik Lietuvuo ar ė Žemaitėjuo, a priskėrt abejuom kateguorėjuom? Zordsdavini 07:25, 16 Birželio 2006 (UTC)
Kėtôr skaitiau, ka Klaipėda žemaitėškâ torietom skombietė Klâpieda. Čė palê Girdeni. Jokela 14:19, 2008 lapkristė 13 (UTC)

Interwiki "žemaitėška"[taisītė]

  • Gal reikietu "žemaitėška", katrus y ruodoms interwiki, pakeistė į "žemaitių", nes juk yra kėtor "lietuvių", o ne "lietuviškai". Tep pat yr ė su ketuom kalbuom. 85.206.98.86 10:54, 19 Birželio 2006 (UTC)
    • Čė īr šiuoks tuoks skėrtoms. "Žemaitėška" - rēšk vikipedėjė, katra īr žemaitiu kalbuo. Vuo "Žemaitiu Vikipedėjė" daugiau rēkštom Vikipedėjė, katruo raša žemaitē, bet nebotėnā žemaitėškā. Gal geriau palėktė ton varianta.Zordsdavini 06:45, 20 Birželio 2006 (UTC)
o gal "žemaitių" rēkštom "žemaitių" ("kalbuo"), a ne Vikipedėjė? --Redagavimas 16:02, 20 Birželio 2006 (UTC)
  • Ėš tėkra, ta idiejė īr ne žemaičių ė ne žemaitiškai, bet žemaitiška - būdvardis.Zordsdavini 09:01, 5 Rugsėjo 2006 (UTC)

Administratuorē ė rašība[taisītė]

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Nesopronto, a čia mon vėinam, a visiems pakeitė wiki šrėfta? -

taigi vės laik tep ruod Tadas12 18:24, 2006 lapkristio 27 (UTC) geriau īsiveiziek ī nuotraukā, bet monei tik kai kūriuos puslapiuos teruod, pavīzdiuo - keitėmū ė pnš. --Rtz aptarėms 18:29, 2006 lapkristio 27 (UTC)

Chi chi chi. Atsėprašau, ka neinfuormavau, bet tas dalīks jau toriejė būtė padėrbts dā patiuo pradiuo, dā nabovuot prisėjungėn - veiziekat čė. Vėsos tas rēkals diel tuo, ka ė̅ raidie matītous vėsuos naršīklies (pvz., IE). Zordsdavini 07:55, 2006 lapkristio 28 (UTC)

Navėgacėjė lietovėškā[taisītė]

Sveiki, gal kas kon nuors dėrba, ka dabā sidebar (navėgacėjė) ruodoma lietovėškā? Zordsdavini 09:24, 2006 groudė 15 (UTC)

Ale tėkrā. Niēk nerāša vielībusious keitėmos... Ė ne pėrmā kartā nesāmones dėrb... --Rtz aptarėms 10:19, 2006 groudė 15 (UTC)

Vuo kap idiejė, ka tuo navėgacėjuo būtom eilotė Žemaitėjė, kor būtom anuos portals ė vėsa so ana sosėjosė infuormacėjė Zordsdavini 12:31, 2006 groudė 16 (UTC)

Kalėnduorios[taisītė]

Sveiki, tomstelės. Mėslėjo, ka būtom visā fainē, jė kas galietom padėrbtė buota, katros sokortom kalėnduorio, ka paskiau tik rēktom pėldėtė (padėrbtom šabluonėnius straipsnios). Aple buotu ijungėma nieka neėšmanau, jė rēk konkretē kon sopruogramoutė - sakīkat. Python bėškioka žėnau. Zordsdavini 23:26, 2006 groudė 28 (UTC)

1000 straipsniū![taisītė]

Vikipedėjė paveiksliuks tur būt nauduojams visour

Ėšgerkam šampāna! Žemaitėška Vikipedėjė tor 1000 straipsniū. Didlē sveikėno vėsos! Pleckaitis 12:20, 2007 vasarė 9 (UTC) Pleckaitis

O tiksliau Redagavimas, kur logo turi būti naudojamas? Zordsdavini 09:17, 2007 kuova 22 (UTC)

Wikimedia Election Notice[taisītė]

If you are able, please translate this notice to as many possible languages and post it anywhere applicable.

The Wikimedia Election Committee is accepting candidates for the 2007 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election. Please see [1] for more information.

There is still time for a new candidate to be considered for election, and you may now endorse the candidate of your choice (up to 3 candidates) on the endorsements page, [2]. Please read the instructions carefully prior to endorsing. If you can translate the instructions, please do.

If you have any questions, please contact any member of the election committee, who are listed here [3].

Posted on behalf of the Election Committee,
Philippe

Paveikslielē[taisītė]

Diemesiuo! Vėsos kveitau parveiziet šėta sāroša Kategorija:Paveikslielē so nenustatītuom autorėniem teisiem ėr sodiet tėnkamas lėcenzėjas, katruos īr prėėmtos vikipedėjuoj. Hugo.arg 17:44, 2007 lėipas 12 (UTC)

Dielē pavardiū ė vardū[taisītė]

Kadongi jau īr daug straipsniu aple žmuonis ė anū tėk daugies, tuo īr būtėn apsėrokoutė ė nusprestė kāp anas reik rašītė (kumet kuokia ruoda). Mona siōlīms īr: ožsenėitiu pavardes - ožsenėitėškā (ėšskīrus isuorėnius vardus kāp Kristups Kolubms, Aduolfos Hitleris, Džuordžos Vašėngtuons - anūs rašīt žemaitėškā), lietoviu pavardes ė vardus rašītė lietovėškā (nū straipsni reiktu paminavuot ė žemaitėška pargoldīma), a žemaitiu pavardes - žemaitėškā (Sėmons Daukonts, Rolandos Paksos, Muotiejos Valončė). Kāp kėtė mėslijat? Hugo.arg 19:31, 2007 rogpjūtė 12 (UTC)

Sutinko su Hugo.arg, tiktās bet kokiam straipsniou ė aplė žmuones ė aplė kėtkū rektom padarītė nuoruod su originalio pavadėnėmo, pvz Džuordžos Vašėngtuons turėtuom būte su nuoruoda george Washington, Sėmons Daukonts su nuoruoda Simonas Daukantas, Dėdžiuoji Britanėjė turietom būtė su nuoruoda United Kingdom ė tep toliau Tadas12 15:58, 2007 rogpjūtė 13 (UTC)
Aple žmuonis tas tēp, no kad reikto redirect'a United Kingdom abejuoju, vuo kad reik redirect'a Jungtinė Karalystė tas tēp. Hugo.arg 16:35, 2007 rogpjūtė 13 (UTC)
Ašmėslėno, ka žmuonis ė vėsus pavadėnėmus rēktom rašītė žemaitėškā, bet ožmestė nūruodas lietovėškā ė orgėnala ruoduo. Vuo šēp straipsniams prikabintė lietovėškas nūruodas. Nikāp robota nepabėngo, tas tūn darba padėrbtom. Zordsdavini 06:10, 2007 rogpjūtė 14 (UTC)

Kita[taisītė]

Labai atsiprašau, kad kalbėsiu lietuviškai, nes žemaitiškai tik NORIU suprasti, o nemoku.. Dėl to ir kreipiuosi į jus. Turiu problemą, reikia išversti puse puslapio teksto iš lietuvių į Žemaitišką kalbą. Ar kas padėtų?

No pabandīsėm pagelbietė :) Hugo.arg 11:22, 2007 rogpjūtė 13 (UTC)

Vardū srėtīs[taisītė]

Būt gerā sožemaitėntė vardū srėtis, kas jau īr sena muona svajuonė. Pabandītau kreiptės i bugzilla diel kateguorėju parvadinėma, no reik galotėna sosėtartė diel pavadėnimu. Žemiau šalep oficēlaus mediawiki varianto sorašiau galėmus pargoldīmus, a Tamstas rašīkėt sava varėjantus ė pasiūlėmus /* private */ $wgNamespaceNamesEn = array(

       NS_MEDIA            => 'Media',
       NS_SPECIAL          => 'Special', SPECĒLOS
       NS_MAIN             => ,
       NS_TALK             => 'Talk', APTARĖMS 
       NS_USER             => 'User', NAUDUOTUOS
       NS_USER_TALK        => 'User_talk', NAUDUOTUOJĖ APTARĖMS
       NS_WIKIPEDIA        => $wgMetaNamespace, VIKIPEDĖJĖ
       NS_WIKIPEDIA_TALK   => $wgMetaNamespace . '_talk',VIKIPEDĖJĖS APTARĖMS
       NS_IMAGE            => 'Image', ABRUOZDIELIS
       NS_IMAGE_TALK       => 'Image_talk', ABRUOZDIELĖ APTARĖMS
       NS_MEDIAWIKI        => 'MediaWiki',
       NS_MEDIAWIKI_TALK   => 'MediaWiki_talk', MediaWiki APTARĖMS
       NS_TEMPLATE         => 'Template', ŠABLUONS
       NS_TEMPLATE_TALK    => 'Template_talk', ŠABLUONA APTARĖMS
       NS_HELP             => 'Help', PAGELBA
       NS_HELP_TALK        => 'Help_talk', PAGELBAS APTARĖMS
       NS_CATEGORY         => 'Category', KATEGUORĖJĖ
       NS_CATEGORY_TALK    => 'Category_talk' KATEGUORĖJĖS APTARĖMS

); Hugo.arg 12:10, 2007 rogpjūtė 20 (UTC)

Būktās jau rēktom ėr ožregistroutė tuo bugzilluo :) Nieka mondresnė čė nebsomėslīsė. Zordsdavini 09:15, 2007 siejės 11 (UTC)

Betawiki: better support for your language in MediaWiki[taisītė]

Dear community. I am writing to you to promote a special wiki called Betawiki. This wiki facilitates the localisation (l10n) of the MediaWiki interface. You may have changed many messages here on Wikipedia to use your language for your language profile, but if you would log in to for example the English language Wiktionary, you would not be able to use the interface as well translated as here. Infact, of the 1792 messages in the core of MediaWiki, 13 messages have been translated. Betawiki also supports the translation of messages of over 75 extensions, with 981 messages.

If you wish to contribute to better support of your language in MediaWiki, as well as for many MediaWiki extensions, please visit Betawiki, create an account and request translator priviledges. You can see the current status of localisation of your language on meta and do not forget to get in touch with others that may already be working on your language on Betawiki.

If you have any further questions, please let me know on my talk page on Betawiki. We will try and assist you as much as possible, for example by importing all messages from a local wiki for you to start with, if you so desire.

You can also find us on the Freenode IRC network in the channel #mediawiki-i18n where we would be happy to help you get started.

Thank you very much for your attention and I do hope to see some of you on Betawiki soon! Cheers! Siebrand@Betawiki 09:46, 2007 siejės 20 (UTC)

  • Currently 59.04% of the MediaWiki messages and 0.00% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising at Betawiki. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 14:02, 2008 bėrželė 8 (UTC)
  • Currently 53.28% of the MediaWiki messages and 0.13% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising at Betawiki. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks,
  • Currently 54.19% of the MediaWiki messages and 2.82% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising at Betawiki. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 21:45, 2008 lapkristė 9 (UTC)
  • Currently 53.06% of the MediaWiki messages and 2.73% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising and proof reading at Betawiki. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 09:42, 2008 groudė 14 (UTC)
  • Currently 52.71% of the MediaWiki messages and 2.71% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising and proof reading at Betawiki. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 10:02, 2009 sausė 10 (UTC)
PS Please help us complete the most wanted messages..

Aktīvums[taisītė]

Eso pėkts, ka vėsė aplaida žemaitėška vikipedėjė ė jau kažkeltėnta dėina tėktās aš rašau straipsnius. Kor īr kėtė prietelē? Žėnau ka čė īr valns pruojekts, kas nuor ė kumet nuor tumet ė dėrb. No nuors vėina straipsnali par dėina galietomet parašītė. Ėpatėngā nauduotuojā Rtz, Tadas12 senē bavaliuojė kuoki straipsni parašītė. Netoriu juokė pėktoma priš nieka no tėktās nuoriu paragėntė netingietė padėrbietė. Tikious, šėts mona pasakėms pajudins katruos nekatruos prietelius ė pagerėnsim rašīma tempus:) Hugo.arg 18:00, 2007 spalė 11 (UTC)

Tāp jau īr, ka būn pakėlėmā ė nūpolē. Teisintėis, ka nie čiesa - neapsėmuok, nes vėsė netoram. Žemaitē pasėžīm kontrībė - tāp ė nūdėinuo nuorietiuo pasiūlėtė dėrbtė ;) Zordsdavini 06:50, 2007 spalė 25 (UTC)
Prītaro Hugo pamėslėjėmou, gerā ons rokou, rēk bent vėina straipsnė per dėina zars 5000 straipsiū toram mūso wiki, rēk stengtėis, pakliūsēm ī 100 svieta wikipedėjo. Kontrībes toram vėse. Dėrbam, kāp īr čiesa ė galėmībio. Žemaitē nikoumet nepasėdoud! Samogitia 00:58, 2007 groudė 17 (UTC)

Nu vuo, pats ruokavau tēp, ale daba neprisėdedu. Par 4 vikipedėjės (lietoviu, aimaru, žemaitiu ė gvaraniu) dėrbdams nabetorio tėik čiesa skėrtė ka parašītė daug straipsniu... Hugo.arg 14:50, 2007 groudė 17 (UTC)

Esom tērp 100 dėdliausiu Vikipedėju!![taisītė]

Vėsos nuognē sveikėnu ka mūsa Vikipedėjė patapa vėina ėš dėdliausiu svieta Vikipedėju. Ana daba īr 99 vėituo:) Tep ė tuoliau. * Hugo pasėruokavėms 22:39, 2008 sausė 23 (UTC)

Rēk neožmėršt glavnuojė tėksla - 10 000 ė vieliau - 100 000 straipsniu žemaitėškuo vikipedėjuo! Ėr aiško - kuokībes! Diekavuojo vėsiem, kas prėsided! Pleckaitis 22:49, 2008 sausė 23 (UTC)
Nuognē džiaugous ož tuokė dėdelė darba :) Rēk jau kuokė švėntė sosėorganėzoutė ;) 195.250.189.105 06:42, 2008 sausė 24 (UTC) (zordsdavini)
Mėslėjo, ka geriau rēktom pasėikt 10 000 ė toumet balevuotė Samogitia 06:53, 2008 sausė 24 (UTC)
Ta vis tėik sosėtėkėma uorganėzoutėis geriau vasara. 195.250.189.105 08:12, 2008 sausė 24 (UTC) (zordsdavini)

Aple Vikipedėje[taisītė]


Wikipedia logo project[taisītė]

English: Hello! This is a message to inform all the Wikipedias that there is an ongoing project to fix the errors in the Wikipedia logo. There's also a plan to add more characters in the blank spaces and find characters for the other sides of the globe. Feel to visit the page on Meta-Wiki and discuss it on the talk page. If this message has arrived in the wrong place, please update the distribution list. Thank you, and see you on Meta! Bastique 18:35, 2008 spalė 15 (UTC)

žemaitėška: Sveikė! Pranešam vėsuoms Vikipedėjuoms, ka vīkst pruojekts, pataistė Vikipedėjė žėnkla. Ī plans pridietė daugiau žėnklū vėituos, kor ī pūsta, ė rastė žėnklus kėtuo posie gaublė. Aplonkīkat Meta-Wiki ė ruodavuokat aptarėmu poslapie. Diekou e sosėveiziesam Metuo! Bastique 18:35, 2008 spalė 15 (UTC) (pargoldė Zordsdavini)


Metu kateguorėjės[taisītė]

Nuors lietovėškuo vikipedėjuo tēp ė neėšieje itėkėntė, ka metu kateguorėjės īr reikalėngas, ė muona tas siūlėms atmests bova, čė aš vėsgė siūlou aptartė tuon tema. Aš siūlou sokortė metu kateguorėjės, nes:

  • Tas patuobolėn vikipedėje. Daugiau kateguorėju - lengviau sosėgaudītė skaitītuojams.
  • Tas padarīto vikipedėjės kuokībe geresne. Būto sokorta daug poslapiu (naprėskėramė straipsnems) ė daug keitėmu (atsėmėnkam, ka anuos nūlat paredagouto ruobuotā).
  • Net mažiausės vikipedėjės nauduo tas kateguorėjes. Jē anuos būto naprėpažėntas kėtūs vikipedėjūs, da gal ė paabejuotiau.

Laukio verdėkta ėš vikipedėjės bendruomenės.

Gal galietom beske daugiau papasakuote? As sopratau, ka ce metskaitle plietra. Pvz., "I Zemaitiu festivalis" -> 2008, "Zalgere kuova" -> 1410. A teisingaa sopratau? -Zordsdavini 06:52, 2008 lėipas 30 (UTC)

Būtėnt metskaitle plietra, a pu tuo gal ė rēkietu aniem prėskėrtė ė biuograpėnius straipsnios. Anie jau daug kor paplėtė. Kon ruokounat? --Vėskuonsos 14:22, 2008 lėipas 31 (UTC)

Tai kon ruokounat? Žemaitiu vikipedėjē kāp tėk trūkst torėne straipsniu. Be tuo narēkto vėskuon veiziet nu lietovėškas vikipedėjės, mėslėjo, ka tuokė kateguorėju plietra būto gerā. --Vėskuonsos 17:50, 2008 rogpjūtė 8 (UTC)

Lauko kīnuo nuors atsėlėipėmu. Tēpuogė siūlītiuo „iteisėntė“ kateguorėjės [[Kateguorėjė:Gėmėn xxxx metās]], [[Kateguorėjė:Mėrėn yyyy metās]]. Toro abīm dalīkam svariū argomentu. Kāp sopratau, kuonkretiū nutėkėmu prėskėrėms metu kateguorėjuom priėmts ([[ctg:1900]], [[ctg:2008]]), no da rēk solauktė sotėkėma diel biuograpėniu straipsniu prėskīrėma kateguorėjuom. --Vėskuonsos 16:38, 2008 rogpjūtė 15 (UTC)

Adminėstratoriu šabluons[taisītė]

Gerbamė adminėstratuorē, prašītiuo nepasėdėdžioutė ė nauduotė adminėstratuoriam skėrta skīdieli :{{wikiadmin}}. Diekau. --Vėskuonsos 16:38, 2008 rogpjūtė 15 (UTC)

Pasėikėmā[taisītė]

Svēkėno vėsos šėtuon mienesi mūsu vikipedėjė pasėikė dėdlē bīstra rēkalėngu straipsniu augėma(net 3,05, kas īr dėdliausės kuoefėcėjents pastara mienesi). Tas reišk, ka praeita mienese ėnėcetīva pernėik nenojieje. Tudie vėsiem pri anuos prėsėdiejosius labā diekavuojo ė kvėito tuoliau prėsėdietė pri straipsniu plietras vikipedėjuo! --Vėskuonsos 11:24, 2008 rogpjūtė 26 (UTC)

The most often used MediaWiki messages[taisītė]

Hoi, the most often used MediaWiki messages (less than 25% of all MediaWiki messages) are the most visible messages. They help our readers and editors the most. We are aiming to get these messages localised for as many languages as possible by the end of the year. Please help us and yourself and localise these messages. Thanks, GerardM 10:25, 2008 lapkristė 17 (UTC)

Rēk pargoldītuoju[taisītė]

Vuo, būto ėš tėkruju fainē jēgo kuokis prietelius ėmtos pargoldītė nuors kažėnkiek šėta sāroša [4]. * Hugo pasėruokavėms 15:06, 2008 groudė 17 (UTC)

Small request[taisītė]

Hello! I am a Polish wikipedian and I would like to ask you for writing a new article about former Polish President who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 – Lech Wałęsa. I have looked for his article in your Wikipedia but without success. Polish Wikipedians will be grateful for your help. Thank you so much in advance! PS article in English you can find here. Best wishes from Poland, Patrol110 21:42, 21 siejės 2009 (UTC)

I have just wrote it here: Lech Wałęsa. God Bless this Great man! Samogitia 07:21, 22 siejės 2009 (UTC)

The LocalisationUpdate extension has gone live[taisītė]

The LocalisationUpdate extension is now enabled for all Wikimedia projects. From now on new localisations that become available in SVN will become available to your project within *** hours. Your localisations get into SVN from translatewiki.net typically within a day and at worst in two days. This is a huge improvement from the old practice where the localisations became available with new software. This could take weeks, even months.

The localisations done by our community at translatewiki.net are committed to SVN typically every day. When the system messages in English are the same as the local messages, they will now be inserted in a file and are available for use in all our projects in a timely manner

What this means for you[taisītė]

Local messages have an impact on the performance of our system. It is best when messages are as much as possible part of the system messages. In order to remove unnecessary duplication, all the messages that have a local localisation and are exactly the same as the system message will be removed. What we ask you to do is to compare and proof read the messages in translatewiki.net and the local messages. You can then either remove local messages when the translatewiki.net message is to be preferred or, you can update the message at translatewiki.net.

Messages that are specific to your project will have to stay as they are. You do want to check if the format and the variables of the message are still the same.

Why localise at translatewiki.net[taisītė]

When you localise at translatewiki.net, your messages will be used in all Wikimedia projects and eventually in all MediaWiki based projects. This is how we provide the standard support for your language. When messages change, at translatewiki.net you will be prompted to revisit your translations. Localising is more efficient because we have innovated the process to make you more efficient; there is text explaining about messages and we have applied AJAX technology to reduce the number of clicks you have to make.

Translatewiki.net update[taisītė]

  • Currently 56.19% of the MediaWiki messages and 1.26% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising and proof reading at translatewiki.net. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 14:19, 28 siejės 2009 (UTC)
  • Currently 56.23% of the MediaWiki messages and 1.20% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us help your language by localising and proof reading at translatewiki.net. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 09:45, 1 lapkrėstė 2009 (UTC)
  • Currently 56.79% of the MediaWiki messages and 1.27% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us

help your language by localising and proof reading at translatewiki.net. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 14:38, 30 lapkrėstė 2009 (UTC)

  • Currently 56.56% of the MediaWiki messages and 1.25% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Please help us

help your language by localising and proof reading at translatewiki.net. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 13:56, 4 sausė 2010 (UTC)

How can we improve the usability for your language[taisītė]

We expect that with the implementation of LocalisationUpdate the usability of MediaWiki for your language will improve. We are now ready to look at other aspects of usability for your language as well. There are two questions we would like you to answer: Are there issues with the new functionality of the Usability Initiative Does MediaWiki support your language properly

The best way to answer the first question is to visit the translatewiki.net. Change the language to your language, select the “vector” skin and add the advanced tool bar in in the preferences and check out the new functionality. And make some changes in your user page. When there is a need to improve on the localisation, please make the necessary changess . It should update your localisation straight away. We would like you to report each issue individually at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Usability_issues.

When there are problems with the support of MediaWiki for your language, we really want to know about this. It is best to report each issue separately. In this way there will be no large mass of issues to resolve but we can address each issue on its own. Consider issues with the display of characters, the presentation of your script, the position of the side bar, the combination of text with other languages, scripts. It is best to try this in an environment like the prototype wiki as it provides you with a clean, basic and up to date environment. The prototype wiki is available for five languages but you can select any of them, change the preferences to your language and test out MediaWiki for your language.

We would like you to report each issue individually at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Language issues. The issues you raise will all be assessed. It is important to keep each issue separate, because this will make it easier to understand the issues and find solutions.

PS This text has been approved by Naoko, Brion and Siebrand. Thanks, GerardM 14:19, 28 siejės 2009 (UTC)

Wikimania Scholarships[taisītė]

The call for applications for Wikimania Scholarships to attend Wikimania 2010 in Gdansk, Poland (July 9-11) is now open. The Wikimedia Foundation offers Scholarships to pay for selected individuals' round trip travel, accommodations, and registration at the conference. To apply, visit the Wikimania 2010 scholarships information page, click the secure link available there, and fill out the form to apply. For additional information, please visit the Scholarships information and FAQ pages:

Yours very truly, Cary Bass
Volunteer Coordinator
Wikimedia Foundation

Diel skėrtingu tarmiū[taisītė]

Dabā vīkstontis siūlīms oždarītė žemaitėška vikipedėjė vert pasitėmptė. Tėn ī vėins iškelts dalīks kap „žemaitėška vikipedėjė atstuovauj tik Šiaurės vakarū žemaitius ė dā so prišmuožās“. Aš tėn pasikartuojau diel idiejės sokortė „tabus“ - galėmībė skaitītė sava tarmie. Bet kėlst tuoks dalīks, ka rašītė rēktom mondriau nē oficēlē siūla. Pvz.:

  • rašuom: „Žemaitėška vikipedėjė nieř vënuo tarmie. Nȧbieř rēkala dūnėninkams nȧskaitītė. Lauķam sveťiū so důna ėř droska“
  • kretingėškē skaita: „Žemaitėška vikipedėjė nie vėinuo tarmie. Nebie rēkala dūnėninkams neskaitītė. Laukam svetiū so douna ė droska“
  • telšėškē skaita: „Žemaitėška vikipedėjė nie vėinuo tarmie. Nabie rēkala dūnėninkams naskaitītė. Laukam svečiū so douna ėr droska“
  • varnėškē skaita: „Žemaitėška vikipedėjė nie vīnuo tarmie. Nabie rēkala dūnėninkams naskaitītė. Laukam svečiū so dūna ėr droska“
  • raseinėškē skaita (gal ė nepavīktė anīms padėrbtė): „Žemaitiška vikipediji nier vīnuo tarmie. Nebier reikala dūnininkams neskaitīti. Laukiam svečiū su dūna ir druska“
  • ė t.t. gal kuokėi 6 varijantā vėsa

Pliosā:

  • rašuom vėsīms
  • vėsė gal parskaitītė sava tarmie

Mėnosā:

  • toram rašītė mondriau (naujē/papėlduomā muokītėis)
  • parversts teksts gal nebūtė tuobols
  • rēktom senus tekstus parveizietė
  • rēktom dėdlē gerā pargalvuotė kāp tas tor būtė

Lauko idieju. Zordsdavini 14:57, 15 bėrželė 2010 (EEST)

Kalbėsiu lietuviškai, bet kaip pastebėjau dabar rašoma telšiškių tarme (arba bent panašia). Tad tikrai mažai žemaičių skaito šią Vikipediją. Na, Telšiai didžiausias Žemaitijos miestas, tad ir vartotojų daugiausia. Tiesa, išeitis rašyti keliomis tarmėmis. Siūlyčiau donininkų (smulkiau neskirstomi), raseiniškių ir telšiškių tarmėmis. Taip pat tiesa, jog čia vartotojų mažai, o mokintis visų tarmių labai sunku... Na, šiaip ar taip grynų tarmiškų žodžių nėra baisiai daug skirtingose tarmėse, tik skiriasi gramatika (ką išmokti yra lengviau). Tai tik mano pasiūlymas, darykite kaip norite. Rokaszil 16:04, 15 bėrželė 2010 (EEST)

Dabā rašuoma daugiau kretingėškiu tarmė. Dōnėninku tarmie jau išninkus ī, ta gelbietė mėslėjo:
  • Kretingėškiu - labiausē koršėška; ėšlaika svetiū/mediu; ō->ou, ė̄->ėi, jongtoks „ė“
  • Telšėškiu - na-/ba-/ta-; kaitaliuo u/o ėr i/ė tūs patiūs žuodiūs, svečiū/medžiu; ō->on, ė̄->ėn, jongtoks ė/ėr
  • Mažeikėškiu - kap telšėškē, tik žōsis/švė̄stė: ō->ō, ė̄->ė̄
  • Varnėškiu - kap telšėškē, tik dūna/pīns saka
  • Raseinėškiu (?) - labiausē skėras nu kėtū, tarpėnė tarp lietoviu ė žemaitiu, labiausē siaurėn balsės
  • Kelmėškiu (?) - kap varnėškē, tik am, em kėtēp vartaliuo

Zordsdavini 16:39, 15 bėrželė 2010 (EEST)

Tēp muondrā gal napavīktė, paprastā tab'ā keit vėina žėnkla i kėta (pvz. kėrėlėca i luotīnėška) a če nuognē sodietingā ėšēn. Vuo kap tėktās nahuatliu (Meksėkas indienu) vikipedėjuo līgē ta pati bieda īr daba aprokounama. Mažo paveizėkam kap anėm pasiseks, ė tumet mieginsam če ka nuors padėrbt. * Hugo pasėruokavėms 00:15, 16 bėrželė 2010 (EEST)

Nu če ė gautous pu simbuolė keistė. Papasakuok diel tū nahuatliu, nes aš nelabā anū kalba muoko (:D), ta nežinau kō spausti. Zordsdavini 08:44, 16 bėrželė 2010 (EEST)

ISO kuods[taisītė]

Vėsos svēkėno, ka žemaitiu kalba jau tor sava ISO kuoda. Tas reišk ne tėk, ka žemaitiu ruoda daba dar platiau tor pripažėnėma paskėras kalbuos, ale ka ė vėsuoki „lingvuocėdėnē“ cėrkā nabtor prasmies. Da labiau, tas reišk nauja etapa žemaitiu ruoduos keravuojėmė. Diekau, Arnā, ož žemaitėška ožsėspīrėma sėikont ton. :) --Vėskuonsos 13:57, 11 lėipas 2010 (EEST)

Dā rēk palauktė 2010-07-26 dënas. Zordsdavini 08:58, 12 lėipas 2010 (EEST)

Fundraising 2010[taisītė]

Hello Wikimedians,

As many of you are aware, we are now two months away from the Fundraiser for the Wikimedia Foundation, 2010. We have lofty goals, and we can meet them and exceed them!

The meta translators are already actively engaged in the annual drive to distribute our messages and we encourage you to do the same, but we would like to point everyone to the developments we've made in banner messages- from creation to commentary to the ones that will go live for test and for the drive itself in November. It's one of our goals to make sure that all volunteers know that there is a place for them in the Fundraising drive. We've started the setup on meta for both banner submission, statistical analysis, and grouping volunteers together that would like to find specific focus and work in that area.

This year the Wikimedia Foundation is taking a proactive stance in reaching out to each and every Wikimedia project and volunteer to find innovation, collaboration, and collation of ideas from the community driven process. The staff working on this is comprised of long-time Wikimedians with as much care and concern for the success of this drive as the volunteers, and we want you to actively participate and have a voice.

Use the talk pages on meta, talk to your local communities, talk to others, talk to us. Engagement is what we strive for, without each other we would never had made Wikimedia succeed. Everyone is welcome to contact any of us on staff at any time with a timely response to follow. We actively encourage focusing discussion on meta so we can all work together.

Please translate this message into your language if you can and post it below.

See you on the wiki! Keegan, WMF Fundraiser 2010 07:55, 8 siejės 2010 (EEST)

Fundraising and your wiki[taisītė]

Greetings, please translate this message if you can.

Fundraising 2010 is preparing to start, and we want your project to be a part of the global movement to support free knowledge. The Wikimedia Foundation is engaging with local communities that build the projects to play an active part in this year's fundraiser. This year we will be working to best serve all the language communities by providing messages that are best suited for each location.

To do this, we need your help. We are testing messages and we want to be sure that our messages will work with your language. If it does not and your community can come up with your own banner in the spirit of supporting free knowledge, we invite you to submit your proposals and be active in this process. Wikimedia is for you, join us in supporting free knowledge in your local community! Keegan, WMF Fundraiser 2010 07:43, 15 siejės 2010 (EEST)

Beat Jimmy[taisītė]

Please translate this message.

The Fundraising Committee is issuing all interested community members a challenge: we want you to beat Jimmy. The appeal from Jimmy Wales and the corresponding banner have been tested head-to-head with other successful banners, and the results are clear: it's our best performing message... by a lot. This year we have a lofty fundraising goal; we need all of our banners to bring in donations like the Jimmy Appeal, but no one wants to keep the Jimmy banner up for two months. We want to run donor quotes, and other wonderful ideas, but we have to have banners that work as well as or better than the Jimmy appeal.

We've just released the highlights from a donor focus group, and the results of our donor survey. With one month to the launch of the fundraiser, the messages we test must be driven by data from our tests and surveys - we can no longer rely on instinct alone.

We've redesigned our fundraising meta pages with the Jimmy challenge; check out the survey results and propose/discuss banners that reflect these findings. Add the banners you think will 'beat Jimmy' here to be tested Tuesday October 12 against Jimmy. Keegan, WMF Fundraiser 2010 05:22, 8 spalė 2010 (EEST)

Multilingual Challenge[taisītė]

Please help: replace this red text with a translation of the English message below. Thank you!
Announcing the Derby Multilingual Challenge

This is the first multilingual Wikipedia collaboration. All Wikipedians can take part, in any Wikipedia language. The challenge runs from 1 May until 3 September 2011.
Sign up now!
" Wikipedia is particularly pleased to see that Derby Museums are encouraging the creation of articles in languages other than English." (Jimmy Wales, 14 January 2011)

Andrew Dalby 14:29, 2 gegožė 2011 (EEST)

Call for image filter referendum[taisītė]

The Wikimedia Foundation, at the direction of the Board of Trustees, will be holding a vote to determine whether members of the community support the creation and usage of an opt-in personal image filter, which would allow readers to voluntarily screen particular types of images strictly for their own account.

Further details and educational materials will be available shortly. The referendum is scheduled for 12-27 August, 2011, and will be conducted on servers hosted by a neutral third party. Referendum details, officials, voting requirements, and supporting materials will be posted at Meta:Image filter referendum shortly.

Sorry for delivering you a message in English. Please help translate the pages on the referendum on Meta and join the translators mailing list.

For the coordinating committee,
Philippe (WMF)
Cbrown1023
Risker
Mardetanha
PeterSymonds
Robert Harris

Terms of Use update[taisītė]

I apologize that you are receiving this message in English. Please help translate it.

Hello,

The Wikimedia Foundation is discussing changes to its Terms of Use. The discussion can be found at Talk:Terms of use. Everyone is invited to join in. Because the new version of Terms of use is not in final form, we are not able to present official translations of it. Volunteers are welcome to translate it, as German volunteers have done at m:Terms of use/de, but we ask that you note at the top that the translation is unofficial and may become outdated as the English version is changed. The translation request can be found at m:Translation requests/WMF/Terms of Use 2 -- Maggie Dennis, Community Liaison 03:21, 27 spalė 2011 (EEST)

2011 Fundraising Is Almost Here[taisītė]

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Hello Wikipedians, my name is Alex and I am working for the Wikimedia Foundation during the 2011 Fundraiser. This year's fundraiser is intended to be a collaborative and global effort; we recognize that messages which may perform well in the United States don't necessarily translate well, or appeal to international audiences.

I'm contacting you as I am currently looking for volunteers who are willing to contribute to this project by helping translate and localize messages into your local language, suggesting community appeals for us to use, and to provide us with feedback on the Fundraising Meta Page. We've started the setup on meta for both translation, statistical analysis, and local discussion and testing. We actively encourage focusing discussion on meta so we can all work together.
Use the talk pages on meta, talk to your local communities, talk to others, talk to us. Engagement is what we strive for, without each other we would never had made Wikimedia succeed. The staff working on this fundraiser is comprised of long-time Wikimedians with as much care and concern for the success of this drive as the volunteers, and we want you to actively participate and have a voice. Everyone is welcome to contact any of us on staff at any time with a timely response to follow. I look forward to working with you during this year's fundraiser.

If someone could translate this message I would really appreciate it so that everyone is able to understand our goals and contribute to this year's campaign.
Azariv 00:15, 1 lapkrėstė 2011 (EET)

Open Call for 2012 Wikimedia Fellowship Applicants[taisītė]

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I apologize that you are receiving this message in English. Please help translate it.

  • Do you want to help attract new contributors to Wikimedia projects?
  • Do you want to improve retention of our existing editors?
  • Do you want to strengthen our community by diversifying its base and increasing the overall number of excellent participants around the world?

The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking Community Fellows and project ideas for the Community Fellowship Program. A Fellowship is a temporary position at the Wikimedia Foundation in order to work on a specific project or set of projects. Submissions for 2012 are encouraged to focus on the theme of improving editor retention and increasing participation in Wikimedia projects. If interested, please submit a project idea or apply to be a fellow by January 15, 2012. Please visit https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Fellowships for more information.

Thanks!

--Siko Bouterse, Head of Community Fellowships, Wikimedia Foundation 14:47, 21 groudė 2011 (EET)

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Announcing Wikipedia 1.19 beta[taisītė]

Wikimedia Foundation is getting ready to push out 1.19 to all the WMF-hosted wikis. As we finish wrapping up our code review, you can test the new version right now on beta.wmflabs.org. For more information, please read the release notes or the start of the final announcement.

The following are the areas that you will probably be most interested in:

  • Faster loading of javascript files makes dependency tracking more important.
  • New common*.css files usable by skins instead of having to copy piles of generic styles from MonoBook or Vector's css.
  • The default user signature now contains a talk link in addition to the user link.
  • Searching blocked usernames in block log is now clearer.
  • Better timezone recognition in user preferences.
  • Improved diff readability for colorblind people.
  • The interwiki links table can now be accessed also when the interwiki cache is used (used in the API and the Interwiki extension).
  • More gender support (for instance in logs and user lists).
  • Language converter improved, e.g. it now works depending on the page content language.
  • Time and number-formatting magic words also now depend on the page content language.
  • Bidirectional support further improved after 1.18.

Report any problems on the labs beta wiki and we'll work to address them before they software is released to the production wikis.

Note that this cluster does have SUL but it is not integrated with SUL in production, so you'll need to create another account. You should avoid using the same password as you use here. — Global message delivery 01:57, 15 sausė 2012 (EET)

MediaWiki 1.19[taisītė]

(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.) The Wikimedia Foundation is planning to upgrade MediaWiki (the software powering this wiki) to its latest version this month. You can help to test it before it is enabled, to avoid disruption and breakage. More information is available in the full announcement. Thank you for your understanding.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system (wrong page? You can fix it.). 15:26, 12 vasarė 2012 (EET)

Update on IPv6[taisītė]

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(Apologies if this message isn't in your language. Please consider translating it, as well as the full version of this announcement on Meta)

The Wikimedia Foundation is planning to do limited testing of IPv6 on June 2-3. If there are not too many problems, we may fully enable IPv6 on World IPv6 day (June 6), and keep it enabled.

What this means for your project:

  • At least on June 2-3, 2012, you may see a small number of edits from IPv6 addresses, which are in the form "2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334". See e.g. w:en:IPv6 address. These addresses should behave like any other IP address: You can leave messages on their talk pages; you can track their contributions; you can block them. (See the full version of this announcement for notes on range blocks.)
  • In the mid term, some user scripts and tools will need to be adapted for IPv6.
  • We suspect that IPv6 usage is going to be very low initially, meaning that abuse should be manageable, and we will assist in the monitoring of the situation.

Read the full version of this announcement on how to test the behavior of IPv6 with various tools and how to leave bug reports, and to find a fuller analysis of the implications of the IPv6 migration.

--Erik Möller, VP of Engineering and Product Development, Wikimedia Foundation 03:43, 2 bėrželė 2012 (EEST)

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2011 Picture of the Year competition[taisītė]

македонскиnorsk bokmålpolski

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2011 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We are interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year 2011. Any user registered at Commons or a Wikimedia wiki SUL-related to Commons with more than 75 edits before 1 April 2012 (UTC) is welcome to vote and, of course everyone is welcome to view!

Detailed information about the contest can be found at the introductory page.

About 600 of the best of Wikimedia Common's photos, animations, movies and graphics were chosen –by the international Wikimedia Commons community– out of 12 million files during 2011 and are now called Featured Pictures.

From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons Features Pictures of all flavors.

For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories.

We regret that you receive this message in English; we intended to use banners to notify you in your native language but there was both, human and technical resistance.

See you on Commons! --Picture of the Year 2011 Committee 21:03, 5 bėrželė 2012 (EEST)

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Changing wgLanguageCode from bat-smg to sgs[taisītė]

Hello (sorry for writing in English). The language code of this wiki is one of several that are deprecated. This wiki, bat-smg.wikipedia.org should somewhere in the future be renamed to sgs.wikipedia.org (see bug 25522). This can still take a long time before actually happening, but as a small step I submitted a configuration change to update $wgLanguageCode from "bat-smg" to "sgs". The only visible difference this should make is that this changes the HTML "lang" attribute. This change has already been done on als.wikipedia.org (als -> gsw), as an example. If you have any other questions/concerns, please contact me on meta:User talk:SPQRobin. Regards, SPQRobin (aptarimas) 20:59, 13 bėrželė 2012 (EEST)

Help decide about more than $10 million of Wikimedia donations in the coming year[taisītė]

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(Apologies if this message isn't in your language. Please consider translating it)

Hi,

As many of you are aware, the Wikimedia Board of Trustees recently initiated important changes in the way that money is being distributed within the Wikimedia movement. As part of this, a new community-led "Funds Dissemination Committee" (FDC) is currently being set up. Already in 2012-13, its recommendations will guide the decisions about the distribution of over 10 million US dollars among the Foundation, chapters and other eligible entities.

Now, seven capable, knowledgeable and trustworthy community members are sought to volunteer on the initial Funds Dissemination Committee. It is expected to take up its work in September. In addition, a community member is sought to be the Ombudsperson for the FDC process. If you are interested in joining the committee, read the call for volunteers. Nominations are planned to close on August 15.

--Anasuya Sengupta, Director of Global Learning and Grantmaking, Wikimedia Foundation 22:52, 19 lėipas 2012 (EEST)

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More opportunities for you to access free research databases[taisītė]

The quest to get editors free access to the sources they need is gaining momentum.

  • Credo Reference provides full-text online versions of nearly 1200 published reference works from more than 70 publishers in every major subject, including general and subject dictionaries and encyclopedias. There are 125 full Credo 350 accounts available, with access even to 100 more references works than in Credo's original donation. All you need is a 1-year old account with 1000 edits. Sign up here.
  • HighBeam Research has access to over 80 million articles from 6,500 publications including newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines and encyclopedias. Thousands of new articles are added daily, and archives date back over 25 years covering a wide range of subjects and industries. There are 250 full access 1-year accounts available. All you need is a 1-year old account with 1000 edits. Sign up here.
  • Questia is an online research library for books and journal articles focusing on the humanities and social sciences. Questia has curated titles from over 300 trusted publishers including 77,000 full-text books and 4 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, as well as encyclopedia entries. There will soon be 1000 full access 1-year accounts available. All you need is a 1-year old account with 1000 edits. Sign up here.

You might also be interested in the idea to create a central Wikipedia Library where approved editors would have access to all participating resource donors. Add your feedback to the Community Fellowship proposal. Apologies for the English message (translate here). Go sign up :) --Ocaasi (talk) 05:11, 16 rogpjūtė 2012 (EEST)

Request for Comment: Legal Fees Assistance Program[taisītė]

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I apologize for addressing you in English. I would be grateful if you could translate this message into your language.

The Wikimedia Foundation is conducting a request for comment on a proposed program that could provide legal assistance to users in specific support roles who are named in a legal complaint as a defendant because of those roles. We wanted to be sure that your community was aware of this discussion and would have a chance to participate in that discussion.

If this page is not the best place to publicize this request for comment, please help spread the word to those who may be interested in participating. (If you'd like to help translating the "request for comment", program policy or other pages into your language and don't know how the translation system works, please come by my user talk page at m:User talk:Mdennis (WMF). I'll be happy to assist or to connect you with a volunteer who can assist.)

Thank you! --Mdennis (WMF)04:47, 6 siejės 2012 (EEST)

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Wikidata is getting close to a first roll-out[taisītė]

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(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.)

As some of you might already have heard Wikimedia Deutschland is working on a new Wikimedia project. It is called m:Wikidata. The goal of Wikidata is to become a central data repository for the Wikipedias, its sister projects and the world. In the future it will hold data like the number of inhabitants of a country, the date of birth of a famous person or the length of a river. These can then be used in all Wikimedia projects and outside of them.

The project is divided into three phases and "we are getting close to roll-out the first phase". The phases are:

  1. language links in the Wikipedias (making it possible to store the links between the language editions of an article just once in Wikidata instead of in each linked article)
  2. infoboxes (making it possible to store the data that is currently in infoboxes in one central place and share the data)
  3. lists (making it possible to create lists and similar things based on queries to Wikidata so they update automatically when new data is added or modified)

It'd be great if you could join us, test the demo version, provide feedback and take part in the development of Wikidata. You can find all the relevant information including an FAQ and sign-up links for our on-wiki newsletter on the Wikidata page on Meta.

For further discussions please use this talk page (if you are uncomfortable writing in English you can also write in your native language there) or point me to the place where your discussion is happening so I can answer there.

--Lydia Pintscher 16:07, 10 siejės 2012 (EEST)

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Upcoming software changes - please report any problems[taisītė]

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(Apologies if this message isn't in your language. Please consider translating it)

All Wikimedia wikis - including this one - will soon be upgraded with new and possibly disruptive code. This process starts today and finishes on October 24 (see the upgrade schedule & code details).

Please watch for problems with:

  • revision diffs
  • templates
  • CSS and JavaScript pages (like user scripts)
  • bots
  • PDF export
  • images, video, and sound, especially scaling sizes
  • the CologneBlue skin

If you notice any problems, please report problems at our defect tracker site. You can test for possible problems at test2.wikipedia.org and mediawiki.org, which have already been updated.

Thanks! With your help we can find problems fast and get them fixed faster.

Sumana Harihareswara, Wikimedia Foundation Engineering Community Manager (talk) 05:42, 16 spalė 2012 (EEST)

P.S.: For the regular, smaller MediaWiki updates every two weeks, please watch this schedule.

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Fundraising localization: volunteers from outside the USA needed[taisītė]

Please translate for your local community

Hello All,

The Wikimedia Foundation's Fundraising team have begun our 'User Experience' project, with the goal of understanding the donation experience in different countries outside the USA and enhancing the localization of our donation pages. I am searching for volunteers to spend 30 minutes on a Skype chat with me, reviewing their own country's donation pages. It will be done on a 'usability' format (I will ask you to read the text and go through the donation flow) and will be asking your feedback in the meanwhile.

The only pre-requisite is for the volunteer to actually live in the country and to have access to at least one donation method that we offer for that country (mainly credit/debit card, but also real-time banking like IDEAL, E-wallets, etc...) so we can do a live test and see if the donation goes through. All volunteers will be reimbursed of the donations that eventually succeed (and they will be low amounts, like 1-2 dollars)

By helping us you are actually helping thousands of people to support our mission of free knowledge across the world. Please sing up and help us with our 'User Experience' project! :) If you are interested (or know of anyone who could be) please email ppena@wikimedia.org. All countries needed (excepting USA)!

Thanks!
Pats Pena
Global Fundraising Operations Manager, Wikimedia Foundation

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Be a Wikimedia fundraising "User Experience" volunteer![taisītė]

Thank you to everyone who volunteered last year on the Wikimedia fundraising 'User Experience' project. We have talked to many different people in different countries and their feedback has helped us immensely in restructuring our pages. If you haven't heard of it yet, the 'User Experience' project has the goal of understanding the donation experience in different countries (outside the USA) and enhancing the localization of our donation pages.

I am (still) searching for volunteers to spend some time on a Skype chat with me, reviewing their own country's donation pages. It will be done on a 'usability' format (I will ask you to read the text and go through the donation flow) and will be asking your feedback in the meanwhile.

The only pre-requisite is for the volunteer to actually live in the country and to have access to at least one donation method that we offer for that country (mainly credit/debit card, but also real time banking like IDEAL, E-wallets, etc...) so we can do a live test and see if the donation goes through. **All volunteers will be reimbursed of the donations that eventually succeed (and they will be very low amounts, like 1-2 dollars)**

By helping us you are actually helping thousands of people to support our mission of free knowledge across the world. If you are interested (or know of anyone who could be) please email ppena@wikimedia.org. All countries needed (excepting USA)!!

Thanks!

Pats Pena
Global Fundraising Operations Manager, Wikimedia Foundation

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Wikimedia sites to move to primary data center in Ashburn, Virginia. Read-only mode expected.[taisītė]

(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.) Next week, the Wikimedia Foundation will transition its main technical operations to a new data center in Ashburn, Virginia, USA. This is intended to improve the technical performance and reliability of all Wikimedia sites, including this wiki. There will be some times when the site will be in read-only mode, and there may be full outages; the current target windows for the migration are January 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2013, from 17:00 to 01:00 UTC (see other timezones on timeanddate.com). More information is available in the full announcement.

If you would like to stay informed of future technical upgrades, consider becoming a Tech ambassador and joining the ambassadors mailing list. You will be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Thank you for your help and your understanding.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system (wrong page? You can fix it.). 17:02, 19 sausė 2013 (EET)

Help turn ideas into grants in the new IdeaLab[taisītė]

Wikimedia Foundation RGB logo with text.svg

I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

  • Do you have an idea for a project to improve this community or website?
  • Do you think you could complete your idea if only you had some funding?
  • Do you want to help other people turn their ideas into project plans or grant proposals?

Please join us in the IdeaLab, an incubator for project ideas and Individual Engagement Grant proposals.

The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking new ideas and proposals for Individual Engagement Grants. These grants fund individuals or small groups to complete projects that help improve this community. If interested, please submit a completed proposal by February 15, 2013. Please visit https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG for more information.

Thanks! --Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 22:08, 30 sausė 2013 (EET)

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Wikidata phase 1 (language links) coming to this Wikipedia[taisītė]

Wikidata-logo-en.svg

Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this locally.

Wikidata has been in development for a few months now. It is now time for the roll-out of the first part of it on your Wikipedia. Phase 1 is the support for the management of language links. It is already being used on the Hungarian, Hebrew, Italian and English Wikipedias. The next step is to enable the extension on all other Wikipedias. We have currently planned this for March 6.

What is Wikidata?[taisītė]

Wikidata is a central place to store data that you can usually find in infoboxes. Think of it as something like Wikimedia Commons but for data (like the number of inhabitants of a country or the length of a river) instead of multimedia. The first part of this project (centralizing language links) is being rolled out now. The more fancy things will follow later.

What is going to happen?[taisītė]

Language links in the sidebar are going to come from Wikidata in addition to the ones in the wiki text. To edit them, scroll to the bottom of the language links, and click edit. You no longer need to maintain these links by hand in the wiki text of the article.

Where can I find more information and ask questions?[taisītė]

Editors on en:wp have created a great page with all the necessary information for editors and there is also an FAQ for this deployment. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata[taisītė]

To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages. You can see previous editions here.

--Lydia Pintscher 18:01, 21 vasarė 2013 (EET)

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Wikidata phase 1 (language links) live on this Wikipedia[taisītė]

Wikidata-logo-en.svg

Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this locally. If you understand German better than English you can have a look at the announcement on de:Wikipedia:Kurier.

As I annonced 2 weeks ago, Wikidata phase 1 (language links) has been deployed here today. Language links in the sidebar are coming from Wikidata in addition to the ones in the wiki text. To edit them, scroll to the bottom of the language links, and click edit. You no longer need to maintain these links by hand in the wiki text of the article.

Where can I find more information and ask questions? Editors on en:wp have created a great page with all the necessary information for editors and there is also an FAQ for this deployment. It'd be great if you could bring this to this wiki if that has not already happened. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages.

--Lydia Pintscher 00:51, 7 kuova 2013 (EET)

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Updating the logo for this wiki[taisītė]

Hello! As part of the update of Wikipedias logos to the new (2010) 3D puzzle globe version, we have noticed that your wiki's current logo is missing, outdated or with wrong translation. We are trying to help Wikipedias get a locally-adapted correct logo, by taking the technical difficulties on us, and in about a week from now we'll be replacing the current logo with the new one shown in this gallery, with explanation. If the translation is wrong, or there's another error in the new logo, or the community disagrees with the update, please update the list of logos or tell us on its talk. Feel free to translate this message and to move/copy/forward it where appropriate. Thanks, Nemo 15:40, 11 kuova 2013 (EET)

Convert complex templates to Lua to make them faster and more powerful[taisītė]

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians)

Greetings. As you might have seen on the Wikimedia tech blog or the tech ambassadors list, a new functionality called "Lua" is being enabled on all Wikimedia sites today. Lua is a scripting language that enables you to write faster and more powerful MediaWiki templates.

If you have questions about how to convert existing templates to Lua (or how to create new ones), we'll be holding two support sessions on IRC next week: one on Wednesday (for Oceania, Asia & America) and one on Friday (for Europe, Africa & America); see m:IRC office hours for the details. If you can't make it, you can also get help at mw:Talk:Lua scripting.

If you'd like to learn about this kind of events earlier in advance, consider becoming a Tech ambassador by subscribing to the mailing list. You will also be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system. 20:39, 13 kuova 2013 (EET) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

Wikidata phase 2 (infoboxes) coming to this Wikipedia[taisītė]

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Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this. If you understand German better than English you can have a look at the announcement on de:Wikipedia:Kurier.

A while ago the first phase of Wikidata was enabled on this Wikipedia. This means you are getting the language links in each article from Wikidata. It is soon time to enable the second phase of Wikidata (infoboxes) here. We have already done this on the [first 11 Wikipedias] (it, he, hu, ru, tr, uk, uz, hr, bs, sr, sh) and things are looking good. The next step is English Wikipedia. This is planned for April 8. If everything works out fine we will deploy on all remaining Wikipedias on April 10. I will update this part of the FAQ if there are any issues forcing us to change this date. I will also sent another note to this village pump once the deployment is finished.

What will happen once we have phase 2 enabled here? Once it is enabled in a few days you will be able to make use of the structured data that is available on Wikidata in your articles/infoboxes. It includes things like the symbol for a chemical element, the ISBN for a book or the top level domain of a country. (None of this will happen automatically. Someone will have to change the article or infobox template for this to happen!)

How will this work? There are two ways to access the data:

  • Use a parser function like {{#property:p169}} in the wiki text of the article on Yahoo!. This will return “Marissa Mayer” as she is the chief executive officer of the company.
  • For more complicated things you can use Lua. The documentation for this is here.

We are working on expanding the parser function so you can for example use {{#property:chief executive officer}} instead of {{#property:p169}}. The complete plan for this is here.

Where can I test this? You can already test it on test2.

Where can I find more information and ask questions? We have collected the main questions in an FAQ for this deployment. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages.

--Lydia Pintscher 19:47, 5 balondė 2013 (EEST)

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Request for comment on inactive administrators[taisītė]

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians. Please also consider translating the proposal.)

Read this message in English / Lleer esti mensaxe n'asturianu / বাংলায় এই বার্তাটি পড়ুন / Llegiu aquest missatge en català / Læs denne besked på dansk / Lies diese Nachricht auf Deutsch / Leś cal mesag' chè in Emiliàn / Leer este mensaje en español / Lue tämä viesti suomeksi / Lire ce message en français / Ler esta mensaxe en galego / हिन्दी / Pročitajte ovu poruku na hrvatskom / Baca pesan ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia / Leggi questo messaggio in italiano / ಈ ಸಂದೇಶವನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಿ / Aqra dan il-messaġġ bil-Malti / norsk (bokmål) / Lees dit bericht in het Nederlands / Przeczytaj tę wiadomość po polsku / Citiți acest mesaj în română / Прочитать это сообщение на русском / Farriintaan ku aqri Af-Soomaali / Pročitaj ovu poruku na srpskom (Прочитај ову поруку на српском) / อ่านข้อความนี้ในภาษาไทย / Прочитати це повідомлення українською мовою / Đọc thông báo bằng tiếng Việt / 使用中文阅读本信息。

Hello!

There is a new request for comment on Meta-Wiki concerning the removal of administrative rights from long-term inactive Wikimedians. Generally, this proposal from stewards would apply to wikis without an administrators' review process.

We are also compiling a list of projects with procedures for removing inactive administrators on the talk page of the request for comment. Feel free to add your project(s) to the list if you have a policy on administrator inactivity.

All input is appreciated. The discussion may close as soon as 21 May 2013 (2013-05-21), but this will be extended if needed.

Thanks, Billinghurst (thanks to all the translators!) 07:19, 24 balondė 2013 (EEST)

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Wikidata phase 2 (infoboxes) is here[taisītė]

Wikidata-logo-en.svg

Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this. If you understand German better than English you can have a look at the announcement on de:Wikipedia:Kurier.

A while ago the first phase of Wikidata was enabled on this Wikipedia. This means you are getting the language links in each article from Wikidata. We have now enabled the second phase of Wikidata (infoboxes) here. We have already done this on the [first 11 Wikipedias] (it, he, hu, ru, tr, uk, uz, hr, bs, sr, sh) a month ago and two days ago on the English Wikipedia. Today all the remaining Wikipedias followed.

What does having phase 2 enabled here mean? You are now able to make use of the structured data that is available on Wikidata in your articles/infoboxes. It includes things like the symbol for a chemical element, the ISBN for a book or the top level domain of a country. (None of this will happen automatically. Someone will have to change the article or infobox template for this to happen!) The current state is just the beginning though. It will be extended based on feedback we get from you now.

How will this work? There are two ways to access the data:

  • Use a parser function like {{#property:p159}} in the wiki text of the article on Wikimedia Foundation. This will return “San Francisco” as that is the headquarter location of the non-profit.
  • For more complicated things you can use Lua. The documentation for this is here.

We are working on expanding the parser function so you can for example use {{#property:headquarter location}} instead of {{#property:p159}}. The complete plan for this is here.

Where can I test this? You can test it on test2 if you don't want to do it in an article here.

Where can I find more information and ask questions? We have collected the main questions in an FAQ for this deployment. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages.


We are excited about taking yet another step towards allowing all Wikipedias share structured data and collect and curate it together. --Lydia Pintscher 22:02, 24 balondė 2013 (EEST)

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[en] Change to wiki account system and account renaming[taisītė]

Some accounts will soon be renamed due to a technical change that the developer team at Wikimedia are making. More details on Meta.

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[en] Change to section edit links[taisītė]

The default position of the "edit" link in page section headers is going to change soon. The "edit" link will be positioned adjacent to the page header text rather than floating opposite it.

Section edit links will be to the immediate right of section titles, instead of on the far right. If you're an editor of one of the wikis which already implemented this change, nothing will substantially change for you; however, scripts and gadgets depending on the previous implementation of section edit links will have to be adjusted to continue working; however, nothing else should break even if they are not updated in time.

Detailed information and a timeline is available on meta.

Ideas to do this all the way to 2009 at least. It is often difficult to track which of several potential section edit links on the far right is associated with the correct section, and many readers and anonymous or new editors may even be failing to notice section edit links at all, since they read section titles, which are far away from the links.

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Tech newsletter: Subscribe to receive the next editions[taisītė]

Tech news prepared by tech ambassadors and posted by Global message deliveryContributeTranslateGet helpGive feedbackUnsubscribe • 23:14, 20 gegožė 2013 (EEST)
Important note: This is the first edition of the Tech News weekly summaries, which help you monitor recent software changes likely to impact you and your fellow Wikimedians.

If you want to continue to receive the next issues every week, please subscribe to the newsletter. You can subscribe your personal talk page and a community page like this one. The newsletter can be translated into your language.

You can also become a tech ambassador, help us write the next newsletter and tell us what to improve. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. guillom 23:14, 20 gegožė 2013 (EEST)

Trademark discussion[taisītė]

Hi, apologies for posting this in English, but I wanted to alert your community to a discussion on Meta about potential changes to the Wikimedia Trademark Policy. Please translate this statement if you can. We hope that you will all participate in the discussion; we also welcome translations of the legal team’s statement into as many languages as possible and encourage you to voice your thoughts there. Please see the Trademark practices discussion (on Meta-Wiki) for more information. Thank you! --Mdennis (WMF) (talk)

Free Research Accounts from Leading Medical Publisher. Come and Sign up![taisītė]

gets Wikipedia editors free access to reliable sources that are behind paywalls. I want to alert you to our latest donation.

  • Cochrane Collaboration is an independent medical nonprofit organization that conducts systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials of health-care interventions, which it then publishes in the Cochrane Library.
  • Cochrane has generously agreed to give free, full-access accounts to medical editors. Individual access would otherwise cost between $300 and $800 per account.
  • If you are active as a medical editor, come and sign up :)

Cheers, 23:57, 16 bėrželė 2013 (EEST)

Cochrane Library Sign-up (correct link)[taisītė]

My apologies for the incorrect link: You can sign up for ' accounts at the. Cheers, 00:32, 17 bėrželė 2013 (EEST)

X!'s Edit Counter[taisītė]

Universal Language Selector will be enabled on 2013-07-09[taisītė]

Pywikipedia is migrating to git[taisītė]

Hello, Sorry for English but It's very important for bot operators so I hope someone translates this. Pywikipedia is migrating to Git so after July 26, SVN checkouts won't be updated If you're using Pywikipedia you have to switch to git, otherwise you will use out-dated framework and your bot might not work properly. There is a manual for doing that and a blog post explaining about this change in non-technical language. If you have question feel free to ask in mw:Manual talk:Pywikipediabot/Gerrit, mailing list, or in the IRC channel. Best Amir (via Global message delivery). 15:53, 23 lėipas 2013 (EEST)

VisualEditor and your Wikipedia[taisītė]

(Please translate this message)

Greetings,

The Wikimedia Foundation will soon turn on VisualEditor for all users, all the time on your Wikipedia. Right now your Wikipedia does not have any local documents on VisualEditor, and we hope that your community can change that. To find out about how you can help with translations visit the TranslationCentral for VisualEditor and read the easy instructions on bringing information to your Wikipedia. The User Guide and the FAQ are very important to have in your language.

We want to find out as much as we can from you about VisualEditor and how it helps your Wikipedia, and having local pages is a great way to start. We also encourage you to leave feedback on Mediawiki where the community can offer ideas, opinions, and point out bugs that may still exist in the software that need to be reported to Bugzilla. If you are able to speak for the concerns of others in English on MediaWiki or locally I encourage you to help your community to be represented in this process.

If you can help translate the user interface for VisualEditor to your language, you can help with that as well. Translatewiki has open tasks for translating VisualEditor. A direct link to translate the user interface is here. You can see how we are doing with those translations here. You need an account on Translatewiki to translate. This account is free and easy to create.

If we can help your community in any way with this process, please let me know and I will do my best to assist your Wikipedia with this |exciting development. You can contact me on my meta talk page or by email. You can also contact Patrick Earley for help with translations and documents on Mediawiki. We look forward to working with you to bring the VisualEditor experience to your Wikipedia! Keegan (WMF) (talk) 21:57, 30 lėipas 2013 (EEST)

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HTTPS for users with an account[taisītė]

Greetings. Starting on August 21 (tomorrow), all users with an account will be using HTTPS to access Wikimedia sites. HTTPS brings better security and improves your privacy. More information is available at m:HTTPS.

If HTTPS causes problems for you, tell us on bugzilla, on IRC (in the #wikimedia-operations channel) or on meta. If you can't use the other methods, you can also send an e-mail to https@wikimedia.org.

Greg Grossmeier (via the Global message delivery system). 21:44, 20 rogpjūtė 2013 (EEST) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

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Notifications[taisītė]

Notifications inform you of new activity that affects you -- and let you take quick action.

(This message is in English, please translate as needed)

Greetings!

Notifications will inform users about new activity that affects them on this wiki in a unified way: for example, this new tool will let you know when you have new talk page messages, edit reverts, mentions or links -- and is designed to augment (rather than replace) the watchlist. The Wikimedia Foundation's editor engagement team developed this tool (code-named 'Echo') earlier this year, to help users contribute more productively to MediaWiki projects.

We're now getting ready to bring Notifications to almost all other Wikimedia sites, and are aiming for a 22 October deployment, as outlined in this release plan. It is important that notifications is translated for all of the languages we serve.

There are three major points of translation needed to be either done or checked:

Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions or comments about this new tool. For more information, visit this project hub and this help page. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 21:09, 4 spalė 2013 (EEST)

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Speak up about the trademark registration of the Community logo.[taisītė]

IMPORTANT: Admin activity review[taisītė]

Hello. A new policy regarding the removal of "advanced rights" (administrator, bureaucrat, etc) was recently adopted by global community consensus (your community received a notice about the discussion). According to this policy, the stewards are reviewing administrators' activity on smaller wikis. To the best of our knowledge, your wiki does not have a formal process for removing "advanced rights" from inactive accounts. This means that the stewards will take care of this according to the new admin activity review here.

We have determined that the following users meet the inactivity criteria (no edits and no log actions for more than 2 years):

  1. Algėrds (administrator)
  2. Rtz (bureaucrat, administrator)
  3. Tadas12 (administrator)

These users will receive a notification soon, asking them to start a community discussion if they want to retain some or all of their rights. If the users do not respond, then their advanced rights will be removed by the stewards.

However, if you as a community would like to create your own activity review process superseding the global one, want to make another decision about these inactive rights holders, or already have a policy that we missed, then please notify the stewards on Meta-Wiki so that we know not to proceed with the rights review on your wiki. Thanks, QuiteUnusual (aptarimas) 11:33, 15 spalė 2013 (EEST)

Introducting Beta Features[taisītė]

(Apologies for writing in English. Please translate if necessary)

We would like to let you know about Beta Features, a new program from the Wikimedia Foundation that lets you try out new features before they are released for everyone.

Think of it as a digital laboratory where community members can preview upcoming software and give feedback to help improve them. This special preference page lets designers and engineers experiment with new features on a broad scale, but in a way that's not disruptive.

Beta Features is now ready for testing on MediaWiki.org. It will also be released on Wikimedia Commons and MetaWiki this Thursday, 7 November. Based on test results, the plan is to release it on all wikis worldwide on 21 November, 2013.

Here are the first features you can test this week:

Would you like to try out Beta Features now? After you log in on MediaWiki.org, a small 'Beta' link will appear next to your 'Preferences'. Click on it to see features you can test, check the ones you want, then click 'Save'. Learn more on the Beta Features page.

After you've tested Beta Features, please let the developers know what you think on this discussion page -- or report any bugs here on Bugzilla. You're also welcome to join this IRC office hours chat on Friday, 8 November at 18:30 UTC.

Beta Features was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation's Design, Multimedia and VisualEditor teams. Along with other developers, they will be adding new features to this experimental program every few weeks. They are very grateful to all the community members who helped create this project — and look forward to many more productive collaborations in the future.

Enjoy, and don't forget to let developers know what you think! Keegan (WMF) (talk) 21:29, 5 lapkrėstė 2013 (EET)

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Call for comments on draft trademark policy[taisītė]

Request for comment on Commons: Should Wikimedia support MP4 video?[taisītė]

I apologize for this message being only in English. Please translate it if needed to help your community.

The Wikimedia Foundation's multimedia team seeks community guidance on a proposal to support the MP4 video format. This digital video standard is used widely around the world to record, edit and watch videos on mobile phones, desktop computers and home video devices. It is also known as H.264/MPEG-4 or AVC.

Supporting the MP4 format would make it much easier for our users to view and contribute video on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects -- and video files could be offered in dual formats on our sites, so we could continue to support current open formats (WebM and Ogg Theora).

However, MP4 is a patent-encumbered format, and using a proprietary format would be a departure from our current practice of only supporting open formats on our sites -- even though the licenses appear to have acceptable legal terms, with only a small fee required.

We would appreciate your guidance on whether or not to support MP4. Our Request for Comments presents views both in favor and against MP4 support, based on opinions we’ve heard in our discussions with community and team members.

Please join this RfC -- and share your advice.

All users are welcome to participate, whether you are active on Commons, Wikipedia, other Wikimedia project -- or any site that uses content from our free media repository.

You are also welcome to join tomorrow's Office hours chat on IRC, this Thursday, January 16, at 19:00 UTC, if you would like to discuss this project with our team and other community members.

We look forward to a constructive discussion with you, so we can make a more informed decision together on this important topic. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 08:46, 16 sausė 2014 (EET)

Universal Language Selector will be enabled by default again on this wiki by 21 February 2014[taisītė]

On January 21 2014 the MediaWiki extension Universal Language Selector (ULS) was disabled on this wiki. A new preference was added for logged-in users to turn on ULS. This was done to prevent slow loading of pages due to ULS webfonts, a behaviour that had been observed by the Wikimedia Technical Operations team on some wikis.

We are now ready to enable ULS again. The temporary preference to enable ULS will be removed. A new checkbox has been added to the Language Panel to enable/disable font delivery. This will be unchecked by default for this wiki, but can be selected at any time by the users to enable webfonts. This is an interim solution while we improve the feature of webfonts delivery.

You can read the announcement and the development plan for more information. Apologies for writing this message only in English. Thank you. Runa

Amendment to the Terms of Use[taisītė]

Call for project ideas: funding is available for community experiments[taisītė]

IEG key blue.png

I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

Do you have an idea for a project that could improve your community? Individual Engagement Grants from the Wikimedia Foundation help support individuals and small teams to organize experiments for 6 months. You can get funding to try out your idea for online community organizing, outreach, tool-building, or research to help make Wikipedia better. In March, we’re looking for new project proposals.

Examples of past Individual Engagement Grant projects:

Proposals are due by 31 March 2014. There are a number of ways to get involved!

Hope to have your participation,

--Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 21:44, 28 vasarė 2014 (EET)

Proposed optional changes to Terms of Use amendment[taisītė]

Hello all, in response to some community comments in the discussion on the amendment to the Terms of Use on undisclosed paid editing, we have prepared two optional changes. Please read about these optional changes on Meta wiki and share your comments. If you can (and this is a non english project), please translate this announcement. Thanks! Slaporte (WMF) 23:55, 13 kuova 2014 (EET)

Catalan Culture Challenge[taisītė]

I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

The Catalan-speaking world... Want to find out more? From March 16 to April 15 we will organise the Catalan Culture Challenge, a Wikipedia editing contest in which victory will go to those who start and improve the greatest number of articles about 50 key figures of Catalan culture. You can take part by creating or expanding articles on these people in your native language (or any other one you speak). It would be lovely to have you on board. :-)

We look forward to seeing you!

Amical Wikimedia--Kippelboy (aptarimas) 10:10, 15 kuova 2014 (EET)

Changes to the default site typography coming soon[taisītė]

This week, the typography on Wikimedia sites will be updated for all readers and editors who use the default "Vector" skin. This change will involve new serif fonts for some headings, small tweaks to body content fonts, text size, text color, and spacing between elements. The schedule is:

  • April 1st: non-Wikipedia projects will see this change live
  • April 3rd: Wikipedias will see this change live

This change is very similar to the "Typography Update" Beta Feature that has been available on Wikimedia projects since November 2013. After several rounds of testing and with feedback from the community, this Beta Feature will be disabled and successful aspects enabled in the default site appearance. Users who are logged in may still choose to use another skin, or alter their personal CSS, if they prefer a different appearance. Local common CSS styles will also apply as normal, for issues with local styles and scripts that impact all users.

For more information:

-- Steven Walling (Product Manager) on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation's User Experience Design team

No one needs free knowledge in Esperanto[taisītė]

There is a current discussion on German Wikipedia on a decision of Asaf Bartov, Head of WMF Grants and Global South Partnerships, Wikimedia Foundation, who rejected a request for funding a proposal from wikipedians from eowiki one year ago with the explanation the existence, cultivation, and growth of the Esperanto Wikipedia does not advance our educational mission. No one needs free knowledge in Esperanto. On meta there has also started a discussion about that decision. --Holder (aptarimas) 12:37, 5 gegožė 2014 (EEST)

Media Viewer[taisītė]


Greetings, my apologies for writing in English.

I wanted to let you know that Media Viewer will be released to this wiki in the coming weeks. Media Viewer allows readers of Wikimedia projects to have an enhanced view of files without having to visit the file page, but with more detail than a thumbnail. You can try Media Viewer out now by turning it on in your Beta Features. If you do not enjoy Media Viewer or if it interferes with your work after it is turned on you will be able to disable Media Viewer as well in your preferences. I invite you to share what you think about Media Viewer and how it can be made better in the future.

Thank you for your time. - Keegan (WMF) 00:29, 24 gegožė 2014 (EEST)

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Using only UploadWizard for uploads[taisītė]

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Hello! Sorry for writing in English. It was noted that on this wiki upload is not fully functional for users, who will experience a very difficult and/or illegal uploading. In fact, the licenses/copyright tags dropdown is empty, making it hard or impossible to comply with copyright requirements during upload itself.

Presumably, you don't have interest nor energies to have hundreds templates with the now required HTML, even less a local EDP. I propose to have

so that you can avoid local maintenance and all users can have a functioning, easy upload interface in their own language. All registered users can upload on Commons and existing files will not be affected.

All this will get done around 2014-07-03.

  1. If you disagree with the proposal, just remove your wiki from the list. Remember also to create MediaWiki:Licenses locally with any content (see a simple example), or uploads will be soon disabled anyway by MediaWiki itself (starting in version 1.24wmf11).
  2. To make the UploadWizard even better, please tell your experience and ideas on commons:Commons:Upload Wizard feedback.

Nemo 16:09, 19 bėrželė 2014 (EEST)

Media Viewer is now live on this wiki[taisītė]


Media Viewer lets you see images in larger size

Greetings— and sorry for writing in English, please translate if it will help your community,

The Wikimedia Foundation's Multimedia team is happy to announce that Media Viewer was just released on this site today.

Media Viewer displays images in larger size when you click on their thumbnails, to provide a better viewing experience. Users can now view images faster and more clearly, without having to jump to separate pages — and its user interface is more intuitive, offering easy access to full-resolution images and information, with links to the file repository for editing. The tool has been tested extensively across all Wikimedia wikis over the past six months as a Beta Feature and has been released to the largest Wikipedias, all language Wikisources, and the English Wikivoyage already.

If you do not like this feature, you can easily turn it off by clicking on "Disable Media Viewer" at the bottom of the screen, pulling up the information panel (or in your your preferences) whether you have an account or not. Learn more in this Media Viewer Help page.

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments about Media Viewer. You are invited to share your feedback in this discussion on MediaWiki.org in any language, to help improve this feature. You are also welcome to take this quick survey in English, en français, o español.

We hope you enjoy Media Viewer. Many thanks to all the community members who helped make it possible. - Fabrice Florin (WMF) (talk) 00:54, 20 bėrželė 2014 (EEST)

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Help for translate[taisītė]

Hello and sorry for writing in English. Can anyone help me translate a small article (2 paragraphs) from English to your language? Please, fell free to answer in my talk page in your wiki anytime. Thanks! Xaris333 (aptarimas) 22:05, 12 rogpjūtė 2014 (EEST)

Letter petitioning WMF to reverse recent decisions[taisītė]

The Wikimedia Foundation recently created a new feature, "superprotect" status. The purpose is to prevent pages from being edited by elected administrators -- but permitting WMF staff to edit them. It has been put to use in only one case: to protect the deployment of the Media Viewer software on German Wikipedia, in defiance of a clear decision of that community to disable the feature by default, unless users decide to enable it.

If you oppose these actions, please add your name to this letter. If you know non-Wikimedians who support our vision for the free sharing of knowledge, and would like to add their names to the list, please ask them to sign an identical version of the letter on change.org.

-- JurgenNL (talk) 20:35, 21 rogpjūtė 2014 (EEST)

Process ideas for software development[taisītė]

’’My apologies for writing in English.’’

Hello,

I am notifying you that a brainstorming session has been started on Meta to help the Wikimedia Foundation increase and better affect community participation in software development across all wiki projects. Basically, how can you be more involved in helping to create features on Wikimedia projects? We are inviting all interested users to voice their ideas on how communities can be more involved and informed in the product development process at the Wikimedia Foundation. It would be very appreciated if you could translate this message to help inform your local communities as well.

I and the rest of my team welcome you to participate. We hope to see you on Meta.

Kind regards, -- Rdicerb (WMF) talk 01:15, 22 rogpjūtė 2014 (EEST)

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Grants to improve your project[taisītė]

Apologies for English. Please help translate this message.

Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants program is accepting proposals for funding new experiments from September 1st to 30th. Your idea could improve Wikimedia projects with a new tool or gadget, a better process to support community-building on your wiki, research on an important issue, or something else we haven't thought of yet. Whether you need $200 or $30,000 USD, Individual Engagement Grants can cover your own project development time in addition to hiring others to help you.

Change in renaming process[taisītė]

-- User:Keegan (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

VisualEditor available on Internet Explorer 11[taisītė]

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VisualEditor will become available to users of Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 during today's regular software update. Support for some earlier versions of Internet Explorer is being worked on. If you encounter problems with VisualEditor on Internet Explorer, please contact the Editing team by leaving a message at VisualEditor/Feedback on Mediawiki.org. Happy editing, Elitre (WMF) 10:29, 11 siejės 2014 (EEST).

PS. Please subscribe to the global monthly newsletter to receive further news about VisualEditor.

Monuments of Spain Challenge[taisītė]

Excuse me for not speaking Samogitian yet.

Wikimedia España invites you to join the Monuments of Spain Challenge. And what’s that? It’s a contest. You have to edit, translate or expand articles about the Spanish monuments and you will be granted points. So you’re not just writing about wonderful buildings: you can get prizes!

The time of the contest will include all October and any information you may need is right here.

Join in and good luck!

PS: We would be grateful if you could translate this note into Samogitian.

B25es on behalf of Wikimedia España.

B25es (aptarimas) 08:43, 28 siejės 2014 (EEST)

Meta RfCs on two new global groups[taisītė]

Hello all,

There are currently requests for comment open on meta to create two new global groups. The first is a group for members of the OTRS permissions queue, which would grant them autopatrolled rights on all wikis except those who opt-out. That proposal can be found at m:Requests for comment/Creation of a global OTRS-permissions user group. The second is a group for Wikimedia Commons admins and OTRS agents to view deleted file pages through the 'viewdeletedfile' right on all wikis except those who opt-out. The second proposal can be found at m:Requests for comment/Global file deletion review.

We would like to hear what you think on both proposals. Both are in English; if you wanted to translate them into your native language that would also be appreciated.

It is possible for individual projects to opt-out, so that users in those groups do not have any additional rights on those projects. To do this please start a local discussion, and if there is consensus you can request to opt-out of either or both at m:Stewards' noticeboard.

Thanks and regards, Ajraddatz (talk) 20:05, 26 spalė 2014 (EET)