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Sep 29, 2013

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I was pleasantly surprised to find that these forums have been patially localized. That is, I am now getting many (but not all) of the fixed texts in Spanish in Firefox/Mac (but not in Explorer/Win). A welcome improvement for those who don't understand English, no doubt.

Obviously, I do not fully agree with all the translations, but they are probably understood in all the Spanish speaking countries, so I will accept them as they are. There is however an exception: posts has been translated as artículos which, literally, means articles. This is incorrect, and in my opinion also confussing, so I would like to suggest that it is changed to mensajes.

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Partial localization

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I was pleasantly surprised to find that these forums have been patially localized. That is, I am now getting many (but not all) of the fixed texts in Spanish in Firefox/Mac (but not in Explorer/Win). A welcome improvement for those who don't understand English, no doubt.

Obviously, I do not fully agree with all the translations, but they are probably understood in all the Spanish speaking countries, so I will accept them as they are. There is however an exception: posts has been translated as artículos which, literally, means articles. This is incorrect, and in my opinion also confussing, so I would like to suggest that it is changed to mensajes.

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Claudio, can you give us a screen shot?

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Of course. My suggestion is to change "artículos" by "mensajes" here

artic.jpg

and "artículo" by "message" in here:

modi.jpg

Addictionally, I would now suggest also changint the untranslated ·Modify Date" by "Último Cambio". This is not a literal translation (which would be too long for the available space", but it's only one character longer than the original.

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I'm pretty sure this localization has been in place for a few years. No new work has been done here. I'll see what can be done with those words/phrases.

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And I'm prettu sure that it wasn't on my screens before Sunday. May I also repeat that I am not getting any Spanish text in Explorer/Win.

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Did you change your locale in IE (at the bottom of the page)? I confirmed with Jive that there hasn't been an update.

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Oct 01, 2013

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You mean, here?

EStados.JPG

No, because it has been reported numerous time that changing your country here produces no effect, and you get back to United States at the end of the proccess. But just out of curiosity y went to my Mac, where to my surprise I saw this:

España.jpg

And I can assure you that I haven't touched that button in months if not years, for the same reason.

After posting this message, I will attempt the change in Explorer/Win, I'll report back in some minutes,

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Well, in Explorer/Win, I went to the bottom of the page ald clicked om the United States (Change) button. I was immediately welcomed by thie error message:

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(Oh no, that page couldn't be found. We are sorry, the page you requested could not be found. You can go back and try again, or start all over again in Start).

I just closed IE, and came back to the main page of this forum to report as promissed. And what do you know: the page had miraculously switched to the half-Spanish version, and the bottom line showed that I was in España... Go figure.

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¡ay, ¡No!

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Incidentally, I noticed before posting thet the last line in JC's message was this in the half-Spanish version:

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As I couldn't guess the meaning of the phrase after "Mark as", i switched once more to United States, and I saw that the original was this:

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which does make sense, and is what I have been using for years. I wonder by what magic the untranslated sentence experienced this change on switching languages...

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Correction to my message #7. The error message appeared after I clicked on "United States (Change)" and chose "España" in the list of countries.

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