Get really "unreviewed" messages only
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Hi, when proofreading messages and selecting the "Unreviewed" filter I am presented with many messages that have already been reviewed by one or more people. Looking at the URL I get when clicking that filter (https://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=Special:Translate&group=mediawiki&action=proofread&filter=translated%7C!reviewer%3A1314%7C!last-translator%3A1314&setlang=en&language=de) it seems that the software's notion of "unreviewed" is "all messages that the current user has not reviewed or created/edited". So this means to clear the backlog I need to review ~18k messages for the MediaWiki namespace only, not to mention the other projects. The idea of translatewiki is that the effort is distributed among several people, i.e. I do not want to do the work that someone else has already done and review stuff that has already been reviewed by many people. Is there some way I can view the really unreviewed messages, i.e. the messages that have not been reviewed or maybe not by more than 1 or 2 people? Thanks and regards,
As explained in mw:Help:Extension:Translate/Quality_assurance, the feature is certainly not thought for blocks of 18 thousands messages: the current process to do what you describe is to review one group and then mark it proofread (a feature active on Meta for instance).
1, 2, 3 or 100 reviews: when is a translation "reviewed enough"? That's not a judgement that Translate currently does. Do you have a proposal on how to add an option to filter translations reviewed by N others without cluttering the interface?
From looking at the URL the extensions seems to have quite an extensive filtering system (given the complicated filter expression). I don't know how sophisticated this really is but I would hope that it would be possible to create an expression that gets those messages I am looking for. I would recommend an additional tab "Custom" that will then present me with an interface where I can create my own filter expression. Also I think we should change the "Unreviewed" tab to actually show messages that have not been reviewed by anyone. This makes the behavior consistent with the Untranslated tab: It shows all messages which have not been translated by anyone, not all messages which have not been translated by me. Regards,
Hi, I have the same problem as ChrisiPK: when I have to review translations, I would prefer to review only those that have not been reviewed yet. To me the most sensible thing to do would be to sort messages in "Unreviewed" tab by the number of times that they have been reviewed, in ascending order, i.e., first unreviewed translations, then translations reviewed once, then twice, etc.
Please try this workaround. When you access the unreviewed translations, you will find in the URL of the page the following string
reviewer%3A followed by some number. Delete this number and the
%3A that precedes it. Possibly some browsers will show
= instead, but it means the same thing.