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We've been experimenting with some new ways to recruit translators. Some details about the tests and results are below.

Campaign 1: 2011-09-15Edit

  • Goal: Recruit translators for French and Romanian
  • Time: 18:40–19:40 UTC (1 hour)
  • Targetting
    • By language: French and Romanian
    • By country (English wikis): Belgium, France, Moldova and Romania
Language Transl.
French 14
Romanian 3
Breton 1
Dutch 2
Persian 2
Galician 1
German 1
Total 24

Campaign 2: 2011-09-21Edit

  • Goal: Recruit translators for Danish, Finnish, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk) and Swedish.
  • Time: 17:00–20:00 UTC (3 hours)
  • Targetting
    • By language: Danish, Finnish, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Swedish
    • By country (English wikis): Denmark, Faroes, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
Language Transl.
Danish 2
Finnish 1
Norwegian (Bokmål) 2
Norwegian (Nynorsk) 0
Swedish 6
Arabic 1
German 1
Spanish 1
Yue Chinese 1
Total 15

Campaign 3: 2011-09-27Edit

3a
  • Goal: Recruit translators for Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Swedish and Welsh
  • Time: 15:00–21:00 UTC (6 hours)
  • Targetting
    • By language: Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Swedish, Welsh
    • By country: (see below)
3b
  • Goal: Recruit translators for German, Dutch and Italian
  • Time: 17:00–21:00 UTC (4 hours)
  • Targetting
    • By language: German, Dutch, Italian
    • By country: Andorra, Aruba, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Faroes, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, San Marino, South Afrika, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City
Language Transl.
Afrikaans 1
Danish 4
Dutch 7
Finnish 1
German 6
Norwegian (Bokmål) 4
Swedish 7
Albanian 1
Arabic 1
Czech 1
French 2
Italian 1
Romanian 1
Spanish 1
Vietnamese 1
Yue Chinese 1
Total 40

Campaign 4: 2011-09-28Edit

  • Goal: Recruit translators for Portuguese and Spanish
  • Time: 17:00–22:00 UTC (5 hours)
  • Targetting
    • By language: Portuguese, Spanish
    • By countries (English wikis): Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Mexico, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, São Tomé and Príncipe, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela
Language Transl.
Portuguese 9
Spanish 53
Arabic 1
Catalan 7
French 7
German 2
Italian 2
Total 81

Campaigns 5 and 6: 2011-09-29Edit

Campaign 5
  • Goal: Recruit translators for: Cantonese, Chinese, Korean, Malay, Min Nan, Indonesian, Japanese and Tagalog
  • Time: 06:00–20:00 UTC (14 hours)
  • Targetting
    • By language: Cantonese, Chinese, Korean, Malay, Min Nan, Indonesian, Japanese, Tagalog
    • By country: China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Campaign 6
    • Arabic, Estonian, Persian, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian and Turkish
  • Time: 12:00–23:59 UTC (12 hours)
    • By language: Arabic, Estonian, Persian, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian and Turkish
    • By country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Morocco, Oman, Poland, Palestine, Romania, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, Yemen
Language Transl.
Arabic 34
Cantonese 4
Chinese 57
Estonian 2
Persian 27
Greek 10
Hebrew 13
Hungarian 2
Indonesian 21
Japanese 17
Korean 12
Malay 0
Min Nan 0
Polish 7
Romanian 4
Tagalog 3
Turkish 16
Albanian 2
Armenian 1
Azeri 1
Bengali 2
Bosnian 1
Bulgarian 6
Cantonese 5
Catalan 4
Crotian 4
Czech 3
Finnish 1
French 10
Calician 1
German 14
Hindi 3
Italian 2
Kölsch 1
Latin 1
Malayalam 1
Macedonian 1
Russian 7
Serbian 1
Serbo-Croatian 1
Spanish 1
Thai 2
Urdu 2
Vietnamese 8
Welsh 1
Ukrainian 10
Total 316