Thursday, September 08, 2011

#Translatewiki.net best practices

When a user gets new rights, there is always a hiatus between the moment of requesting such rights and giving such rights. Localisers are valuable to us; we do not want to lose any and particularly we have high hopes for any and all new people willing to do the work.


Some of the bureaucrats at translatewiki.net send e-mails to those new users who they grant user rights to, welcoming them and occasionally providing some extra information. In recognition of this practice it is now possible to send e-mail directly from the User rights management special page.


As a bureaucrat you do not really know who you send a mail to. The logging system that is being revamped however will have more of a clue. The User rights log is only one of the logs that will be modernised and support plural and gender. The first four associated messages are now available at translatewiki.
Thanks,
     GerardM
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