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[done] Re: Please change subject of template mails

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 13:49:30 +0200
To: stefan@duckflight.de, w3c-translators@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u0re4sa0svvqwp@phoenix.local>

Dear Stefan, Translators

Not having heard any feedback in the last few weeks, I have proceeded to  
making the suggested change.
There will be [lang] prepended in the Subject when people use the  
templates e-mail that are linked from the homepage:

I hope this is satisfatory to all.

Thanks all for your continued interest and cooperation!

Best regards,

On Mon, 07 Sep 2009 12:05:42 +0200, Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:31:42 +0200, Stefan Schumacher  
> <stefan@duckflight.de> wrote:
>> Hello W3C,
>> on your website there are two templates for translators to use for
>> starting/intending and completing a translation.
>> The subjects are: translation intended and translation completed.
>> In former times, some translators used a subject like:
>> [Spanish] translation of [XYZ-Spec] intended.
>> This subject helps a lot to filter the translators list, since not
>> everybody is interested in all translations into all languages.
>> Please provide a subject like above in your template mails.
>> More and more translation requests come up with only "translation
>> intended", that is not helpful while searching the list for former
>> announcements also.
>> Thanks for listening
>> Stefan
> Hello Stefan, hello all
> Thank you for the good suggestion (and thanks also for make it on 29  
> August in separate thread).
> I didn't want to put too much constraint on the translators as to make  
> them edit the subject line in addition to completing the body of their  
> e-mails.
> I too, like some sort of flagging and I am totally in favour of using  
> the [language] bit at the start of the subject line. I hope people will  
> be game.
> Regarding [XYZ-Spec], I have some reserve.
> We have some document titles that are very long for a subject line,  
> sometimes up to 9 or 10 words.
> I don't think that would work well if the subject line was that long.
> Would that be satisfactory if we changed the e-mail templates so that  
> they include "[language]" at the beginning of the subject line?
> Coralie

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