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|merging Typographical_guidelines & Toolbox into Userbase||5||15:10, 21 May 2019|
|About deleted translated pages||7||10:20, 18 May 2019|
I see on TechBase that 'Typographical guidelines' and 'More markup help' are redirected to UserBase. http://userbase.kde.org/Special:myLanguage/Typographical_Guidelines | Typographical guidelines http://userbase.kde.org/Special:myLanguage/Toolbox | More markup help
Old pages still exist on on Techbase :
I propose to move FR translations of these two pages and merge them into Userbase which will become the only source.
Sorry I wasn't able to get back to you ASAP. What redirection help do you need? If you mean automatically redirect a page on TechBase to Userbase, not sure that's possible without an Extension.
- Ive put a #REDIRECT Userbase:Special:myLanguage/Typographical Guidelines at the top of page https://techbase.kde.org/Typographical_Guidelines for any security reason.
- Then I open https://techbase.kde.org/Special:WhatLinksHere/Typographical_Guidelines
- I open first item Edit Markup at url https://techbase.kde.org/Edit_Markup
- I just click on Typographical guidelines standardizes markup... of first paragraph
nothing happens, I see a blank page without any contents and no error messages. Shown URL in the browser is https://techbase.kde.org/Special:MyLanguage/Typographical_Guidelines
- now if on my test page https://techbase.kde.org/User:ChristianW/test i suppress call to MyLanguage modifying Special:myLanguage/Typographical_Guidelines into Typographical_Guidelines I see that the redirection from Techbase to Userbas works fine.
So according to me there is a problem with Special:myLanguage when used with redirection.
Hi Jucato, I ve seen several translated pages of FAQ/fr have been deleted. I agree that this is an open place and site is subject to evolution, but I was surprised to see my work disapeared. Have you informations about next deleted sections ? would you prefer us to focus effort on specific pages ? Are still translators useful on Techbase ? What is planned ? How to contribute in translations ? Tkank you.
My apologies. I had no intention on deleting the translated pages and only the English one. I thought I had unchecked the box to leave the others alone. I will try to restore those pages ASAP.
Again, sorry for the mess. Of course, translators are always welcome on TechBase and in the Community wikis and I appreciate the work that you and other translators have done. I will be more careful next time.
I have restored the translated FAQs. Can you please check if everything is in working order?
I'm still unsure what happened since the main English page that I actually wanted to delete [Development/FAQs/General_FAQ] was still there. On hindsight, probably best to leave that alone. That said, the FAQs have been "moved" to the Community wiki where they should be. I should now be more aware of also moving translations (i wasn't the one that moved the original 3 years ago).
Again, apologies for the mess it caused. I will be more careful now with translated pages.
I ve catched an example below but the message seems not been restored. It ask the reader to restore it but is is not acceptable since it is a one shot operation; a global automatic restore of previous translations is preferable:
I can't do that either and it seems the sysadmins can't either. I've already restored the translated pages but that seems to have broken their connections to the specific translation units in the FAQ. I'm not sure if that can be easily fixed but the content is at least still there. I am really, really sorry for messing it up.
The pages have been restored in the language but the contents of the translations are empty. (only EN text everywhere). I have tested a single restore for FAQ/55 of above; it works but remains orphan so no more hope. I leave as it is.
I'm really sorry for that. I would gladly do the work to manually restore each translation unit. But if I'm going to do that anyway, I would rather do it on the migrated version in the Community Wiki as those should be (based on a decision made years ago) the final home of those FAQs.
Thank you again for your contributions in translating our docs. I hope this blunder of mine won't discourage you and others from continuing the much-needed work.