CONSENSUS

on

LOCALIZATION

in a multi-stakeholder community:

Wikimedia projects

as a case study

 

Subhashish Panigrahi

Access to Knowledge,

Centre for Internet and Society

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L10N

Product translation

Cultural adaptation

Product

Translation

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L10N

Localized strings

Consensus

Community

Acceptance

Conflict

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A Bed Of Coals (cartoon).jpg, http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085187/1904-01-14/ed-1/seq-2/ (The Tacoma Times) (PD-US)

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Mavrak.jpg by Emy Mostar (CC-BY-SA-4.0)

Distant tragedies - Phillip mourning the sinking of his model boat, New Brighton, Merseyside, 1959 - Flickr - PhillipC.jpg, Phillip Capper, CC-BY-2.0

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'In Medio Tutissimus', cartoon from Punch, 1874 Wellcome L0002746.jpg, Wellcome Images, CC-BY 4.0

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HOW?

All behind you Winston.jpg, David Low, PD-NZ

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Consensus among three Wikipedians.svg, Images: Jelly Helm. Diagram: Rodney Dunican and Sage Ross, CC-BY-SA 3.0

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GUIDELINES

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TanjoreDollDance.gif, WikiGlider, CC-BY-SA-3.0

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