Commit 098b011d authored by Ulrike Uhlig's avatar Ulrike Uhlig
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Tiny language fixes.

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The Tails translation platform is an instance of
[Weblate](https://weblate.org/), and the full documentation for
translators is available on the [Translators
translators is available on the [Weblate translators
guide](https://docs.weblate.org/en/latest/user/index.html).
Below you will find instructions on how to get started.
Below you will find instructions on how to get started translating the
Tails website.
[[!toc levels=2]]
# Create and configure an account
You don't need an account in the translation platform to suggest translations.
You don't need an account on the translation platform to suggest translations.
On the other hand, if you want to vote for suggestions, use a dashboard for
a better translation workflow, and eventually request to become a reviewer,
then you do need to create an account.
These are the steps to create and configure an account:
## Steps to create and configure an account:
1. Access the [registration
page](https://translate.tails.boum.org/accounts/register/), fill the form
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for this account.
1. Configure the languages you want to work with in the translation
platform. The languages you select in **Translated languages** will
appear on your dashboard on the website so it's easier for you to access
appear on your dashboard so it's easier for you to access
them. **Secondary languages** will be shown as references during
translation to try to make your work easier. Then, click **Save**.
translation to try and make your work easier. Then, click **Save**.
# Explore the translation platform
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On the Tails translation platform, you can always either *suggest* a new
translation or *vote* for an already suggested translation. There is no way to
directly save your translation. This is intentional, to make sure that
mandatory peer review happens before getting new translations accepted.
Suggestions have to be accepted by reviewers to go live into the main Tails
website.
directly save your translation. _This is intentional_, to make sure that
mandatory peer review happens before new translations get accepted.
Suggestions have to be accepted by reviewers to go live onto the main Tails
website.
In order to *suggest* a new translation, access a component translation page as
described in the last section, fill or modify the **Translation** field in the
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includes:
- The most recent version of the main Tails website.
- A possibly larger number of languages than the ones that are activated in the
- A possibly larger number of languages than the ones that are activated on the
main website,
- All most voted suggestions made through the translation platform, choosing
the most recent one when there are many suggestions with the same number of
votes.
With this, everyone can see how the current translations and suggestions look
like before they go live into the main Tails website.
like before they go live on the Tails website.
## Reviewers
Reviewers are users that can accept suggestions. A request to become
a reviewer can be sent to the [[translator's mailing
list|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]], and an admin will verify that some
amount of work was done by the requesting translator, before the request is
accepted.
Reviewers are users that can accept suggestions. A request to become a
reviewer can be sent to the [[mailing list for
translators|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]]. An administrator will verify
that a reasonable amount of work was done by the requesting translator
before the request is accepted.
Reviewers are asked to not bypass the review process for their own work, except
perhaps to fix obvious and important problems.
# Request the inclusion of a new language
# Request the activation of a new language
The inclusion of a new language in the translation platform has to be requested
through the [[translator's mailing list|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]].
Have in mind that it is required to have a team of translators to [[translate
the Tails website into a new language|contribute/how/translate/team/new/]], and
maintaning a glossary within the team is also advisable.
The activation of a new language on the translation platform has to be
requested through the [[mailing list for
translators|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]]. Have in mind that it
is suggested to have a team of translators to [[translate the Tails
website into a new language|contribute/how/translate/team/new/]].
Maintaining a glossary within the team is also advisable.
A newly included language **will not** automatically show up in the main Tails
website, only in the [[staging
A newly included language **will not** automatically show up on the main
Tails website, only on the [[staging
website|contribute/how/translate/with_translation_platform#preview]].
A new language can only be activated in the main Tails website when at least
[[25% of the core pages have been
translated|contribute/how/translate/team/new/]]. Once that is the case, the
activation of a language in the main Tails website has to be requested through
the [[translator's mailing list|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]].
A new language can only be activated on the main [Tails
website](https://tails.boum.org) when at least [[25% of the core pages
have been translated|contribute/how/translate/team/new/]]. And by
translated we mean: translated and accepted by a reviewer. Once that is
the case, the activation of a new language on the main Tails website has
to be requested through the [[mailing list for
translators|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]].
# Get help
# Getting help
If you experience a technical problem, please send a message to the weblate
admins mailing list:
If you experience a technical problem, please send a message to the
mailing list of the translation platform administrators
[[tails-translations@boum.org|about/contact#tails-translations]].
If you have questions about translating Tails, plese contact the [[translator's
mailing list|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]].
If you have questions about translating for Tails, please contact the
[[mailing list for translators|contribute/how/translate#follow-up]].
If you want to know more about the technical side of the translation platform,
check the corresponding [[blueprint|blueprint/translation_platform]].
read the [[corresponding blueprint|blueprint/translation_platform]].
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