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==Welcome to Betawiki!==
Hi {{BASEPAGENAME}}. Welcome to Betawiki. Before you can use [[Special:Translate]], please request translator rights at [[Betawiki:Translators]]. Please create a user page on which you describe which language(s) you will be working on.
Once you have started translating, please remember to often request a commit of your translation work at [[Process/tasks]]. This makes the number of changes easier to handle for the devs.
I wish you a productive and pleasant stay. Cheers! [[User:Siebrand|Siebrand]] 17:39, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
== Warnings ==
FYI: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Localization_checks#am – [[User:Nike|Nike]] 20:46, 5 November 2007 (UTC)
===output from above link, added by Codex Sinaiticus===
These messages are not using all the variables compared to English original. Compare your translation to English.
* cascadeprotected - <nowiki>{{PLURAL:$1|page|pages}}</nowiki> not needed in Amharic translation
*copyrightwarning, undo-summary, sitestatstext, userstatstext, linkshere, nolinkshere, nolinkshere-ns, confirmemail_sendfailed, watchlistedit-normal-done
* cascadeprotected, historysize, showingresults, rcnote, imagelisttext, sitestatstext, userstatstext, nbytes, nlinks, nrevisions, watchlistcontains, wlnote, whatlinkshere-prev, whatlinkshere-next, watchlistedit-normal-done
* <s>timezonetext</s>
== The reason for localisation ==
Hi Codex Sinaiticus. Please understand that the whole point of localisation is to deliver an interface solely and purely for one (1) language entity. MediaWiki was designed to work in many languages. English, German, Lower Sorbian and Amharic are just four of them. You localise in exactly one (1) language. You do not localise messages bi-lingual. Please stop reverting change to 'am' messages that in the previous edit contained text in both 'am' and 'en' and now only contain 'am' content. Please read up on the use of localisation if you do not understand the previous. Cheers! [[User:Siebrand|Siebrand]] 21:11, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
::Thank you, I am going to stop working on this project for the time being, I do not wish to have to fight and edit war with a non-Amharic speaker for every single change I make to the Amharic interface. Good luck with finding someone else fluent in Amharic and computer-literate who is willing to go through this. [[User:Codex Sinaiticus|Codex Sinaiticus]] 21:58, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
:::Too bad that you choose to not take the opportunity to both learn more about localisation and bring the language you are capable of bringing to MediaWiki. It is sad that you choose to do so, and I respect the choices you make. I however will not have you compromise the foundation of localisation. Cheers! [[User:Siebrand|Siebrand]] 23:01, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
== Milestone 2 bonty percentage corrected ==
My apologies. I made an error in my calculation. The said bounty percentage of 76% for milestone 2 has been corrected to 69%. THe baseline of the calculation was incorrect. See [http://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=User_talk%3ASiebrand&diff=215715&oldid=215692 this edit]. Once again, apologies for the confusion. Cheers! [[User_talk:Siebrand|Siebrand]] 12:32, 17 January 2008 (UTC)

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