Wikipedia:Jumuia

Kutoka Wikipedia, kamusi elezo huru
Rukia: urambazaji, tafuta


  • sw: Ukurasa huu ni kwa ajili ya kuwasaidia watu wanaotaka kuboresha kamusi hii. Viungo vya jumuia:
Wikipedia:Sanduku la mchanga Wikipedia:Wakabidhi Wikipedia:Makala kwa ufutaji Wikipedia:Makala zinazohifadhiwa
Wikipedia:Ubalozi Wikipedia:Bots Wikipedia:Kona ya majadiliano‎ Wikipedia:Makala zilizoombwa
  • en: Welcome to the Swahili Wikipedia village pump!

Requests for the bot flag should be made on the page Wikipedia:Bots. This wiki uses the standard bot policy, and allows global bots and automatic approval of certain types of bots. Other bots should apply below, and then request access from a steward if there is no objection.


Majadiliano hadi Julai 2008 yamehamishiwa hapa: Wikipedia:Jumuia/Kumbukumbu_hadi_JUlai_2008 Majadiliano Julai 2008 hadi Desemba 2009 yamehamishiwa hapa: Wikipedia:Jumuia/Kumbukumbu Julai 2008 hadi Desemba 2009 Majadiliano Desemba 2009 hadi Desemba 2011 yamehamishiwa hapa: Wikipedia:Jumuia/Kumbukumbu Desemba 2009 hadi Desemba 2011

Yaliyomo

Karibu![hariri | hariri chanzo]

Ukitaka msaada wa kusanifisha makala, angalia hapa.

Makala nzuri ionekane kama makala hizi: lugha, Eritrea

Ukifikiri kwamba hutaweza kuandika moja kwa moja makala ndefu na nzuri kama hiyo, uanzishe makala ndogo tu (kama hii: hesabu), na baadaye watu wengine (au wewe mwenyewe) wataweza kuikuza na kuiboresha.

Bado kuna makala kuu ambazo zimeunganishwa na ukurasa wa mwanzo, lakini hazijaandikwa. Ni muhimu tuziandike kwanza kurasa hizo:

Ujenzi, Teknolojia, Dini

Kuna makala chache ambazo zimeandikwa kwa lugha ya kidini. Sisi tunataka kuandika kamusi elezo, na kwa hiyo ni lazima makala ziandikwe kwa lugha ya kisayansi, kwa sababu watu hawawezi kukubaliana kuhusu mambo ya dini. Kwa hiyo tubadilishe makala hizo zisiwe kwa lugha ya kidini:

Sheria

Kuna makala chache ambazo zimeandikwa kwa rai ya watu wachache. Lakini kwa kamusi elezo ni lazima kwamba rai za watu wote zivumiliwe. Kwa hiyo ni muhimu kubadilisha makala hii:

Dini, Uislamu, Hadithi za Mtume Muhammad

(makala hizi tatu zimeandikwa kwa rai ya waislamu tu, lakini hiyo siyo sawa. Angalia makala kwa Kiingereza (Religion na Islam) ili kujifunza makala kama hizo ziandikwe namna gani, ili kuvumilia maoni ya watu wote.)


Ili kuboresha tovuti hiyo, ni muhimu tutafsiri sehemu zote ambazo bado ni kwa Kiingereza. Siku hizi, Marcos anafanya kazi hiyo. Ukitaka kumsaidia, au ukiona makosa katika tafsiri yake, umwarifu hapa.


Announcing Wikipedia 1.19 beta[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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 16:35, 15 Januari 2012 (UTC)

WikiWomenCamp, Argentina, May 2012[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Hi, I am using Google Translator. I can not speak Swahili. I am helping to organise a conference for women involved with Wikimedia Foundation projects. (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomenCamp) If possible, would like a woman from Kenya to attend. It will be an opportunity to gain leadership skills, and to interact with women from other countries who are trying to help improve Wikimedia in their own countries. In preparation for this conference, we are trying to benchmark the participation rates of women on Wikimedia projects, the places women participate and content related to women from specific countries. We have created a page about Kenya at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomenCamp/FAQ/Perspectives/Kenya. It would be fantastic if people from Kenya could help improve this page, or create a version that is written in Swahili. Thank you for your help and patience. --22Kartika (majadiliano) 01:09, 11 Februari 2012 (UTC)

Hi, mimi ninatafasili kwa kupitia mtandao wa google. Siwezi kuongea Kiswahili. Mimi ninasaidia kuandaa mkutano Wiki wanawake kwa ajili ya wanawake wanaojihusisha na miradi ya Shirika la Wikimedia. (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomenCamp) Kama inawezekana, ningependa mwanamke kutoka Kenya wahudhurie. Itakuwa ni fursa ya kupata ujuzi wa uongozi, na kuchanganyikana na wanawake kutoka nchi nyingine ambao wanajaribu kusaidia na kuiboresha Wikimedia katika nchi zao. Katika maandalizi ya mkutano huu, sisi ni kujaribu benchmark viwango vya ushiriki wa wanawake katika miradi ya Wikimedia, wanawake sehemu kushiriki na maudhui kuhusiana na wanawake kutoka nchi maalum. Sisi tumeanzisha ukurasa kuhusu Kenya katika http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomenCamp/FAQ/Perspectives/Kenya. Itakuwa ajabu kama watu kutoka Kenya inaweza kusaidia kuboresha ukurasa huu, au kuunda toleo lililoandikwa katika lugha ya Kiswahili. Asante kwa msaada wako na uvumilivu. --22Kartika (majadiliano) 01:09, 11 Februari 2012 (UTC)

MediaWiki 1.19[hariri | hariri chanzo]

(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.). 15:19, 12 Februari 2012 (UTC)

new?[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Please help: replace this red text with a translation of the English message below. Thank you!
@MonmouthpediA announces the Charles Rolls Challenge

This is the first multilingual Wikipedia collaboration to create a wiki-town. All Wikipedians can take part, in any Wikipedia language. The challenge runs from 1 March until the 19th of April 2012. (Prizegiving webstreamed on 21st April).
Sign up now!
"Can you imagine a Wiki Project that involves 1,000 QRpedia codes and free WiFi?"

Victuallers (majadiliano) 20:09, 2 Machi 2012 (UTC)

tafsiri[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Google kutafsiri: Hello. Mimi nina pole siwezi kuzungumza lugha ya Kiswahili. Je, mtu kutusaidia kwa tafsiri ya juu hapa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Language#poster.2Fsw Asante. Google translate: Hello. I'm sorry I cannot speak Swahili. Can someone help us with a translation over here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Language#Language_poster Thank you. 184.147.123.69 15:34, 1 Mei 2012 (UTC)

It could be a little bit easier if there was the translate wiki tool that is usually used on meta-wiki so that all the wiki mark up is masked. It scares the hell out of me, at least I said. stephenWanjau Talk to Me. Email Me. 14:47, 16 Mei 2012 (UTC)

Update on IPv6[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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 01:25, 2 Juni 2012 (UTC)

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2011 Picture of the Year competition[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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 18:41, 5 Juni 2012 (UTC)

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

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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 20:26, 19 Julai 2012 (UTC)

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More opportunities for you to access free research databases[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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) 02:25, 16 Agosti 2012 (UTC)

Request for Comment: Legal Fees Assistance Program[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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)02:14, 6 Septemba 2012 (UTC)

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Wikidata is getting close to a first roll-out[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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 13:39, 10 Septemba 2012 (UTC)

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Matangazo ya Wikimedia, Agosti 2012[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Maangazo kutoka kwa Ripoti ya Wakfu wa Wikimedia na Ripoti ya Uhasibu ya Wikimedia ya Agosti 2012, na chaguo ya matukio mengine ya maana kutoka kwa harakati ya Wikimedia
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Upcoming software changes - please report any problems[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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) 03:14, 16 Oktoba 2012 (UTC)

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[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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Administrative divisions of Botswana[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Hi there, I'm Sannita and I'm writing you on behalf of the WikiAfrica team. Sorry if I use English, but I'm not so fluent in Swahili, and I don't want to create any misunderstanding. :)

We are currently in possession of the updated datas about the administrative divisions of Botswana (up to villages) and we'd like to upload them on sw.wp too. Many data are about divisions or villages that have no article on this version, so what we need is a bot owner that can help us in programming a script and create these articles, if needed.

We already uploaded these data on Italian, Swedish, and Dutch Wikipedia, but now we'd like to focus on languages mainly spoken in Africa.

If you are interested in it or you need any clarification, please feel free to contact me on my Italian talk page or in this discussion. Thanks. --Sannita - not just another it.wiki sysop 17:34, 19 Novemba 2012 (UTC)

Pendekezo: Utaratibu wa kuanzisha makala[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Wapendwa napenda kupendekeza utaratibu wa kuanzisha makala mapya. 1. Naomba tuwasiliane na wakabidhi wa ngazi ya juu ili waweke wikipedia hii kwenye hali "makala mapya yanaweza kuanzishwa na watumiaji waliojiandikisha pekee". (article creation disabled for unregistered users). 2. Napendekeza pia hatua ya pili kuhusu mabadiliko ya makala eti waruhusiwe wachangiaji waliojiandikisha; asiyejiandikisha asiwe na nafasi ya kuhariri.

Siku za nyuma nimeanza tena kupitapita kurasa, kukaribisha watumiaji wapya na kuchungulia makala mapya. Nimeona mara kwa mara ya kwamba makala yasiyofaa kuwepo yanaanzishwa na watumiaji wasiojiandikisha. Hapa hakuna nafasi ya kuwashauri naweza kufuta tu. Naona wikipedia nyingine zilihamia utaratibu kuruhusu kuhariri kwa watu waliojiandikisha tu. Tuliwahi kujadili jambo hili miaka kadhaa iliyopita wakati ule tuliambiwa haitakiwi katika wikipedia. Lakini inaonekana utaratibu umebadilishwa basi tufaidie nasisi!. Naomba wakabidhi wenzangu tukubaliane. Kipala (majadiliano) 14:48, 26 Novemba 2012 (UTC)

Kama na wikipedia nyingine hufanya hivyo siku hizi (maana kuwaruhusu watumiaji waliojiandikisha tu kuanzisha makala), nami naunga mkono. Asante, Mzee Kipala, kutujulisha kuhusu jambo hilo la umuhimu! Wasalaam, --Baba Tabita (majadiliano) 19:42, 26 Novemba 2012 (UTC)
Na mimi pia ninaunga mkono pendekezo hili. Lloffiwr (majadiliano) 22:24, 26 Novemba 2012 (UTC)
Kumradhi kwa kuchelewa kujibu. Ndugu, sijawahi kukubaliana kabisa na mtu anayeanzisha makala bila kujiandikisha. Ninakupa 100+100 asilimia ya kuondosha utaratibu huo. Je, unafahamu namna ya kuzuia uhariri bila majina?--MwanaharakatiLonga 16:14, 27 Novemba 2012 (UTC)
Sijui. Nimepeleka ombi Meta, kupitia SJ na JonSoby, halafu kwenye ukurasa wa requests. tuone. Kama unamjua mtu meta- na umwulize wewe nanma gani. Kipala (majadiliano) 18:13, 27 Novemba 2012 (UTC)
Mzee Kipala na marafiki wengine. Kwa upande mmoja nakubali na Kipala. Michango ya watu wasiojiandikisha ina ubora mbaya mara nyingi. Wanatupatia kazi nyingi kuiboresha. Kwa upande mwingine hatuna wachangiaji wengi. Labda ni bora kumwalika mchangiaji wa mchango mbaya ajiandikishe. Asipokubali tufute mchango wake kama ni mbaya sana.ChriKo (majadiliano) 21:54, 27 Novemba 2012 (UTC)
Mzee Kipala, niseme ile kimjinimjini, "Hapo Mpango Mzima"! Jsoby atafanya mambo kwa kweli. Haya, tusubirie. Halafu kuna jamaa hapo chini kashusha mzigo wa Google Translate kwa lengo la kutuletea ujumbe wa masuala ya MediaWiki, lakini sijamwelewa kwanini katumia Google Translate katika kufikisha ujumbe wake. Muhuni huyo kijana. Wenu,--MwanaharakatiLonga 17:36, 28 Novemba 2012 (UTC)
Wapendwa nina mambo mawili.
A) Kwa kumjibu ChriKo napenda kusema ya kwamba ni vigumu kuwasiliana na mtu asiyejiandikisha katika mazingira ya Afrika ya MAshariki. Wasiojiandikisha tuna IP pekee. Nahisi wengi (angalau si wachache) wanatumia internet cafe kwa hiyo anwani za IP zinaweza kubadilika mara kwa mara. Kwa hiyo wengine hawaoni jibu. Pia sijui kama mtu asiyejiandikisha anaona ilani ya habari wakati wa kufika? Mzigo wa kusafisha ni kubwa maana kwa sasa tuko wachache. Angalau kama jina liko tunajua kumwandikia nani.
B) Nimepata jibu kutoka steward ya Meta aliye tayari kutusaidia kupeleka ombi 8ambalo mimi nisingejua kutekeleza kivipi - tazameni ukurasa wangu Majadiliano_ya_mtumiaji:Kipala#Reply_from_Meta. Kwa hiyo nitamwambia tumepata kura ya ndiyo, sawa? Kipala (majadiliano) 18:43, 5 Desemba 2012 (UTC)
Kweli, huwezi kumtumia mtu asiyejiandikisha ujumbe, lakini unaweza kuuweka katika majadiliano ya ukurasa. Huwezi kuwa hakika asome na ajibu. Asipojibu futa ukurasa wake. Hata hivyo, ukiupenda zaidi tumia utatuzi wako. ChriKo (majadiliano) 22:45, 5 Desemba 2012 (UTC)
Nakubali, Mzee Kipala.--MwanaharakatiLonga 07:10, 7 Desemba 2012 (UTC)

Wapendwa ombi letu limeshapelekwa kwa wahusika na steward MarcoAurelio tazama hapa: Majadiliano_ya_mtumiaji:Kipala#Reply_from_Meta. Sasa tusubiri tuone. Kipala (majadiliano) 11:29, 9 Desemba 2012 (UTC)

Doria rahisi, marekebisho ya lugha, kubadilishwa kwa mwambaa upande na mengineo katika MediaWiki mpya.[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Wiki hii na wiki ijayo tunazindua toleo mpya ya MediaWiki katika wiki yenu, kama kawaida. Toleo hili linakuja pamoja na one-click(AJAX) patrolling, kwa kurasa mpya na diff patrol(ona bug 7851). Pia, nilidhani mngetaka kujua kuhusu mabadaliko yafuatayo

Internationalisation/localization:

  • Sasa nambari zinazotumia mtindo wa Kihispania zitatumia nafasi(space) kutofautisha maelfu, kama ilivyo shurutishwa na The Real Academia Española.
  • Nambari za Kurdish, zitatumia alama ya kikomo kutofautisha maelfu na koma kwa desimali.
  • Narayam: Alitoa baobonye ya MyBest kwa sababu ya majaribio kuanguka na pia, kukosekana kwa kumbukumbu

Kigezo, script ya mtumiaji, na skin hackers:

  • Vipengele vya ,

Longa 08:48, 1 Februari 2013 (UTC)
I think the best thing to do is to simply copy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Common.css, to MediaWiki:Common.css. I think this should be reasonably safe, provided pages are tested the change can be simply reverted in case of difficulties. Rich Farmbrough , 08:29, 5 Februari 2013 (UTC).
Thanks to Muddyb, this is successfully done. Rich Farmbrough , 17:29, 5 Februari 2013 (UTC).
The gratitudes is all yours, my friend! You saw it right before us!--MwanaharakatiLonga 07:36, 6 Februari 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata phase 1 (language links) coming to this Wikipedia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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?[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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?[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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?[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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 16:18, 21 Februari 2013 (UTC)

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Wikidata phase 1 (language links) live on this Wikipedia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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 23:11, 6 Machi 2013 (UTC)

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Convert complex templates to Lua to make them faster and more powerful[hariri | hariri chanzo]

(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. 20:25, 13 Machi 2013 (UTC) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

Ombi la kuunga mkono mkutano wa Wikimania ufanyike Arusha 2014[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Salaam tele ndugu wanajumuia wenzangu. Mnaombwa kutoa support zenu kuhusiana na kufanyika kwa mkutano wa Wikimania 2014 huko nchini Tanzania. Mimi nikiwa kama mmoja kati ya wanajumuia hapa - tayari nimeshaunga mkono. Sio mbaya kama wanajumuia wenzangu mkaonesha uungwana wenu. Ukurasa ni: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2014_bids/Arusha#Supports

Wenu,

Muddyb au..--MwanaharakatiLonga 06:44, 5 Aprili 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata phase 2 (infoboxes) coming to this Wikipedia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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. 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 17:12, 5 Aprili 2013 (UTC)

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Request for comment on inactive administrators[hariri | hariri chanzo]

(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!) 05:22, 24 Aprili 2013 (UTC)

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Wikidata phase 2 (infoboxes) is here[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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 19:22, 24 Aprili 2013 (UTC)

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[en] Change to wiki account system and account renaming[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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.

(Distributed via global message delivery 19:01, 30 Aprili 2013 (UTC). Wrong page? Correct it here.)

Tangazo kuhusu utaratibu mpya kwa majina ya akaunti[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Wapendwa nimejaribu kutafsiri (ingawa sijatafsiri neno kwa neno) hili tangazo Announcement user login finalisation. Kama mnaona sawa napenda iwekwe kwenye ukurasa wa mwanzo - labda Muddy anaweza kuiweka badala ya "Makala ya wiki" kwa muda wa wiki 4?

Tangazo

Kuanzia Mei 27 2013 tutaona mabadailiko katika utaratibu wa majina ya akaunti za watumiaji waliojiandikisha.

Wengi wetu wamejiandikisha katika Wikipedia ya Kiswahili ambayo ni wiki mmoja kati ya wiki 900 chini ya Wikimedia. Lakini wengine wana pia akaunti kwenye English Wikipedia, Commons, na kadhalika. Hadi sasa tuliweza kuchagua jina la akaunti jinsi tulivyopenda; yaani kama jina halikuchukuliwa na mwingine tayari tuliweza kulichagua.

Kwa hiyo iliwezakana ya kwamba watumiaji mbalimbali waliweza kuchagua jina lilelile kwenye wiki tofauti bila kujua. Yaani imewezekana Sam wa sw.wikipedia alikuwa mtu tofauti na Sam wa en.wikipedia au Sam wa de.wiktionary. Kutokana na ushirikiano wa karibu zaidi kati ya aina za wiki hali hii ilisababisha usumbufu na kazi nyingi.

Kuanzia 27 Mei kutakuwa na kila jina mara moja tu na hii kwa wiki zote za Wikimedia. Kuanzia sasa kama mtu yeyote anafungua akaunti mpya na kuchagua jina atapimwa na orodha ya Wikimedia yote itakayomrihusu kuchagua jina Fulani kama hili halikuchukuliwa bado na mt mwingine katika wiki yoyote chini ya Wikimedia.

Lakini wale wenye majina yanayopatikana pia katika wiki nyingine wataona usumbufu kidogo wakitafakari kubadilisha majina yao.

Kwa mfano kama hao akina Sam wa mfano wa juu wataona majina yao kubadilishwa kuwa

  1. a) Sam~ sw.wikipedia
  2. b) Sam~ en.wikipedia
  3. c) Sam~ de.wiktionary

maana haitawezekana tena kutumia jina lilelile kwa watu tofauti wenye wiki tofauti.

Programu itaendelea kutambua michango yako yote ya awali na kla mtu anayerejea mchango wako atakutambua.

Ila tu kama unaathiriwa na mabadiliko haya na hupendi kuendelea na hili jina ndefu – basi kila mmoja aende hapa Meta na kutafuta jina mpya. Hata hili jina mpya iunganishwa na mchango yote ya awali.

Kipala (majadiliano) 19:15, 3 Mei 2013 (UTC)

Nimeipenda hii. Sijaona tatizo katika tafsiri hii. Haya, ngoja niiweke katika ukurasa wa mwanzo sasa. Ila tu, itakuwa inazunguka (siku hizi tunatumia smart-template) inajibadilisha yenyewe. Halafu muda sasa hatujabadilisha kurasa zile. Naona leo nitajitahidi kuweka kurasa nyingine mbali na zile za awali ambazo zimedumu kwa muda mrefu sana.--MwanaharakatiLonga 08:29, 4 Mei 2013 (UTC)

Wikiproject medicine[hariri | hariri chanzo]

As part of this effort [1] we are interested in tagging all the talk pages of medicine related articles with a WP:MED template. This could be done using the inter-language links found within wikidata by a bot. The hope is to generate a table like this which will tell us how many medical articles exist in Swahili.[2] The hope would be to than generate a list of page views for each of these articles such as this.[3] Would the community be okay with us attempting this? James Heilman, MD (talk · contribs · email)(please leave replies on my talk page) 07:19, 8 Mei 2013 (UTC)

Tech newsletter: Subscribe to receive the next editions[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Tech news prepared by tech ambassadors and posted by Global message deliveryContributeTranslateGet helpGive feedbackUnsubscribe • 21:14, 20 Mei 2013 (UTC)
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 21:14, 20 Mei 2013 (UTC)

Trademark discussion[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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![hariri | hariri chanzo]

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, 21:20, 16 Juni 2013 (UTC)

Cochrane Library Sign-up (correct link)[hariri | hariri chanzo]

My apologies for the incorrect link: You can sign up for ' accounts at the. Cheers, 21:54, 16 Juni 2013 (UTC)

X!'s Edit Counter[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Universal Language Selector will be enabled on 2013-07-09[hariri | hariri chanzo]

A small translation request[hariri | hariri chanzo]

(Kiingereza) Hello. I have translated a book list, en:Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century, into 30 or 40 different languages, based on the information that is here in Wikipedia.
There was enough book information in swwiki for me to compile a list.
What is a good name for the book page in Kiswahili?
Here Le Monde is a newspaper in Paris, France; they created the book list.
Thank you. In Canada, Varlaam (majadiliano) 03:25, 8 Julai 2013 (UTC)

Pywikipedia is migrating to git[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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). 13:49, 23 Julai 2013 (UTC)

HTTPS for users with an account[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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). 19:44, 20 Agosti 2013 (UTC) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Notifications[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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) 19:16, 4 Oktoba 2013 (UTC)

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Speak up about the trademark registration of the Community logo.[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Introducting Beta Features[hariri | hariri chanzo]

(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) 20:41, 5 Novemba 2013 (UTC)

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Menyu ???[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Wapendwa nani alishughulika menyu ya kuhariri makala ilipobadilishwa? Yaani naona sasa kuna maelezo ambayo hayalingani na makala za msaada na hasa kuna maneno kadhaa mabayo ni magumu. Mfano alama ya "Ingiza picha" inaonyesha maneno "Faili futike" na alama ya "marejeo" inaonyesha neno "Tiniwayo" ambayo mimi yote sielewi. Tunaweza kubadilisha kivipi??? Kipala (majadiliano) 14:52, 14 Novemba 2013 (UTC)

Call for comments on draft trademark policy[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Translations of key medical articles ready to be added to Swahili Wikipedia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

We on English Wikipedia have been working with Translators Without Borders to translate high quality top importance medical articles from English to Swahili. We currently have 16 fully translated articles with all the wiki markup more or less in place ready to be added per here [19]

Instructions on how to add the articles are here [20] and anyone can do it. Please let me know if you are interested. Best James Heilman, MD (talk · contribs · email)(please leave replies on my talk page) 19:38, 27 Novemba 2013 (UTC)

By the way all the articles where either "good article" or "featured" article before they were translated. And all the content has been verified by at least one physician. Might be useful for the article of the week? James Heilman, MD (talk · contribs · email)(please leave replies on my talk page) 19:46, 27 Novemba 2013 (UTC)
Sounds like heaven but I still have to see in order to believe. We have already lots of terrible stuff on board from the google-sponsored medical translation exercise (of course "translating" featured articles... Lets see if your people did a better job than the doctors and students who have translated (not all were horrible!) Ill have a look and report back. Kipala (majadiliano) 22:19, 27 Novemba 2013 (UTC)
PS: How can I see the articles. Requests username - password but nowhere to register (??) Kipala (majadiliano) 22:25, 27 Novemba 2013 (UTC)
Wonderful. Glad that you are interested. Here is the article we did on Skizofrenia, the one on Uvimbe wa koromeo kistreptokokki, Mmenyuko wa mzio. Of course there are bits that could be improved / further localized.
Detailed instuctions on how to add them are here [21]
Let me know if you have any feedback / comments. Looking forwards to working together. James Heilman, MD (talk · contribs · email)(please leave replies on my talk page) 05:06, 28 Novemba 2013 (UTC)

VisualEditor office hours[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Hi Everyone. Habari. :)

Apologies for my English. I would be grateful if you would translate this message into Swahili, or any other language that is commonly spoken here. :)

I realize it is short notice, but I just wanted to tell you that today the WMF Engineering Department is hosting office hours to discuss VisualEditor with Product Manager James Forrester.

This discussion will be on IRC (Internet Relay Chat) at irc://irc.freenode.net/wikimedia-office.

The first is on Monday, 2 December, at 1900 UTC.

The second is on 3 December at 0100 UTC.

Logs will be posted at meta:IRC office hours#Office hour logs after each office hour ends.

Logs for older office hours about VisualEditor are also posted at m:Category:VisualEditor_office_hours_logs.

If you want to ask a question and cannot attend, or do not have access to IRC, or do not speak English, you can email me your questions at or post them on my talk page, and I will send your questions to James myself.

Hope to see you there! :)

Yours sincerely, Anna Koval (WMF) (talk) 18:50, 2 Desemba 2013 (UTC)

VisualEditor coming to Swahili Wikipedia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Habari. :) Hi. :)

Please pardon my English. I hope someone will translate my message into Kiswahili or any other language that people speak here.

Jina langu ni Anna. :) My name is Anna. :) I am a Community Advocate at the Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco. It's nice to meet you. :)

VisualEditor is coming to the Swahili Wikipedia, probably sometime in January. VisualEditor is software in development to allow people to edit pages in MediaWiki without needing to learn wikitext syntax (like typing [[ and ]] to link to another page). It is already available and in use on some Wikipedia projects. Please see mw:Help:VisualEditor/FAQ for more information.

When this software arrives, you will have the option to use it or to use the current wikitext editor. When you press "Hariri" or "Edit", you will get the new VisualEditor software. To use the wikitext editor, you can press "Hariri chanzo" or "Edit source". For more information about how to use VisualEditor, see mw:Help:VisualEditor/User guide.

It is important that editors on this wiki test the new editor before it is deployed. This would let us know about any serious issues specific to this Wikipedia before the rollout. To enable VisualEditor now, go to your "Preferences", select "Beta Features", and check the box to enable "VisualEditor".

Please let us know if you find any problems. If you are willing and if you are able, please report any problems in Bugzilla in the "VisualEditor" product. Or you can explain any problems on the central feedback page on MediaWiki.org.

If you notice major issues impacting your project, please let us know directly. You can email me or leave a note on my talk page or, if there is an emergency, like an unexpected bug is causing widespread problems, contact James Forrester, the Product Manager, at jforrester@wikimedia.org for immediate attention.

We would also appreciate help translating the user interface and other pages about VisualEditor here on sw.wikipeida.org and on MediaWiki.org. See VisualEditor TranslationCentral for general information.

To help with translations, you will need to create an account on TranslateWiki. An administrator will approve your account request.

Here is what needs to be translated into Kiswahili:

On each of these pages, you will see the text needs to be translated: words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs. The original English text will be on one side, with the option to "edit" on the other. Pressing "edit" will open an edit window where you can enter the translated text.

There are resources for translators at mw:VisualEditor/TranslationCentral#To_do.

If you want to help with translations and would like to talk about how, please email me or leave me message on my talk page.

I have started a local page about VisualEditor here. Please feel free to add to it.

Asante! Thank you! And happy editing! :) --Anna Koval (WMF) (talk) 17:21, 17 Desemba 2013 (UTC)

Translators Needed[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Hi! :) Jambo! :)

Please pardon my English. I hope someone will translate my message into Kiswahili or another language that people speak here too.

VisualEditor is coming to the Swahili Wikipedia, sometime in January and we need help translating the user interface and other pages about VisualEditor here on sw.wikipeida.org and on MediaWiki.org.

77% of the user interface has been translated (see Swahili here), but 0% of the user guide, FAQ, and portal page have been translated.

To help with translations, you must create an account on TranslateWiki. An administrator will approve your account request.

Here is what still must be translated into Kiswahili:

On each of these pages, you will see the text needs to be translated: words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs. The original English text will be on one side, with the option to "edit" on the other. Pressing "edit" will open an edit window where you can enter the translated text.

See VisualEditor TranslationCentral for general information. See mw:VisualEditor/TranslationCentral#To_do for resources for translators.

If you want to help with translations and would like to talk about how, please email me or leave me message on my talk page.

I have started a local page about VisualEditor here. Please feel free to add to it.

Asante! Thank you all very much! :) --Anna Koval (WMF) (talk) 23:06, 17 Desemba 2013 (UTC)

VisualEditor Office Hours[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Jambo. :) Apologies for writing in English. Translation assistance is appreciated. :)

The WMF engineering department has planned office hours to discuss VisualEditor -- software that will make it easier to edit Swahili Wikipedia. These discussions will be on IRC (Internet Relay Chat) at irc://irc.freenode.net/wikimedia-office. The first is on January 15th, at 2300 UTC; the second is a week later, on January 22nd, at 2300 UTC. Product Manager James Forrester will discuss VisualEditor and upcoming plans. Logs will be posted on Meta after each office hour completes. If you want to ask a question or provide feedback but can't attend, don't use Internet Relay Chat, or don't speak English, please post your question or comment here or on my talk page or email me, and I will present it on your behalf. I’ll post another reminder closer to the office hours.

You can test the new interface before it is deployed. To enable VisualEditor now, go to your "Preferences", select "Beta Features", and check the box to enable "VisualEditor". Please let us know what you like and what you don't like, what works well and what could be improved.

Asante, Anna Koval (WMF) (talk) 21:02, 30 Desemba 2013 (UTC)

Request for comment on Commons: Should Wikimedia support MP4 video?[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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) 06:47, 16 Januari 2014 (UTC)

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

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[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Call for project ideas: funding is available for community experiments[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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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 19:44, 28 Februari 2014 (UTC)

Proposed optional changes to Terms of Use amendment[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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) 21:56, 13 Machi 2014 (UTC)

Catalan Culture Challenge[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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 (majadiliano) 06:07, 16 Machi 2014 (UTC)

Changes to the default site typography coming soon[hariri | hariri chanzo]

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