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These are the candidates for Translation of the week.
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Two-thirds majority in favour (group 1)

  • (Except those who have only the vote of nomination, see group 5).
  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes), second those with less negative votes and thirdly in order of nomination.

4 (=4-0)

4 (=5-1)

3 (=3-0)

en:Equal Pay Act of 1963[edit]

(Net support = 3; Against = 0%) (Group 1)

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 is a United States labor law amending the Fair Labor Standards Act, aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex (see Gender pay gap). It was signed into law on June 10, 1963, by John F. Kennedy as part of his New Frontier Program

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:37, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. --Artoria2e5 (talk) 12:49, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
  3. Frisko (talk) 14:33, 20 May 2017 (UTC)

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3 (=4-1)

en:Pulled rickshaw[edit]

(Net support = 3; Against = 20%) (Group 1)

A pulled rickshaw (or ricksha) is a mode of human-powered transport by which a runner draws a two-wheeled cart which seats one or two people.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:38, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. Frisko (talk) 08:49, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
  3. --Deryni (talk) 17:15, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
  4. Erebuss (talk) 20:28, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. --Holapaco77 (talk) 05:43, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

Comment Comment

  1. Article is about "rickshaw pulling in the world", while en:Rickshaw has already 45 languages.

2 (=2-0)

2 (=3-1)

en:Freedom of Worship (painting)[edit]

(zh:信仰自由 (油画)) (es:Freedom of Worship)

(Net support = 2; Against = 25%) (Group 1)

Freedom of Worship or Freedom to Worship is the second of the Four Freedoms oil paintings produced by the American artist Norman Rockwell. The series was based on the goals known as the Four Freedoms enunciated by the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, in his State of the Union Address delivered on January 6, 1941…

Support Support

  1. en, zh FA; mid-importance in a few enwp wikiprojects. --Artoria2e5 (talk) 16:06, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
  2. Deryni (talk) 20:25, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
  3. --Shizhao (talk) 02:49, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Copyright problems, since in many countries is "Life of the author + 70 years". --Holapaco77 (talk) 05:21, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

Comment Comment

2 (=4-2)

en:Gachalá Emerald[edit]

(Net support = 2; Against = 33.333%) (Group 2) (No votes from 1 month and 11 days)

The Gachalá Emerald, one of the most valuable and famous emeralds in the world, was found in the year 1967, in the mine called Vega de San Juan, located in Gachala, a town in Colombia, located 142 km (88 mi) from Bogota.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 14:00, 30 March 2017 (UTC)
  2. --Erebuss (talk) 19:30, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
  3. --Deryni (talk) 15:19, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
  4. --Zquid (talk) 09:16, 11 April 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Not so interesting (no history). --Holapaco77 (talk) 20:31, 11 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. The only reference is a dead link... Frisko (talk) 11:59, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

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en:T Boötis[edit]

(sv:T Bootis)

(Net support = 2; Against = 33.333%) (Group 2) (No votes from 2 days)

T Boötis is believed to have been a novae. It was observed by only one person ...

Support Support

  1. An intriguing variable star that aroused the contemporary astronomers of the 1860-ies. --Deryni (talk) 17:14, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. Erebuss (talk) 17:24, 28 April 2017 (UTC)
  3. Interesting topic. --Artoria2e5 (talk) 15:07, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
  4. Frisko (talk) 14:44, 20 May 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Low-importance--Shizhao (talk) 00:45, 2 May 2017 (UTC)
  2. --Holapaco77 (talk) 05:26, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

Comment Comment @Shizhao: You seem to find all suggestions in the field of astronomy un-important!? Deryni (talk) 20:23, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Between 2/3 and 50% support (group 2)

  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes) and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has the number of oppose votes is 1/3 or more of that of total votes for two months, it will be removed from the list (rule 3).


(en:Korrika) (es:Korrika)

(Net support = 1; Against = 40%) (Group 2) (No votes from 1 month and 19 days)

Korrika (Basque for running) is an exhibition race held bi-annually in the Basque Country in order to fundraise the adult Basque-language teaching organization called AEK. It one of the largest demostrations for a language in the world and the longest relay race in the world with 2.557 kilometres in 2017, run day and night without interruption for 11 days. Besides of it fundraising aim, Korrika celebrates, supports and spreads the Basque language itself.

Support Support

  1. Not widely known, but one of the largest cultural demonstration in the world. --Theklan (talk) 20:36, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. A very dynamic cultural mass event, a milestone in the Basque calendar n unique in the world Iñaki LL (talk) 21:00, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
  3. --Xabier Cañas (talk) 21:19, 3 April 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Low-importance--Shizhao (talk) 01:29, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. Auto-promotion, local, candidate is in Euskari language (also english version has a lot of euskarian words, without any translation and 95% of footnotes are in Euskari). --Holapaco77 (talk) 22:15, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Comment Comment There's plenty of information in many languages here



(Net support = 1; Against = 42.857%) (Group 2) (No votes from 26 days)

VisualEditor (VE) is a project to provide a "visual" or "WYSIWYG-like" online rich-text editor as a MediaWiki extension to Wikipedia. It was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation in partnership with Wikia. In July 2013 the beta was enabled by default, with the ability to opt-out, for and several of the largest Wikipedias.

Support Support

  1. An article marked as "top importance" in the subject of Wikipedia, on English Wikipedia, which only have articles on 5 other langauges than English. --Josve05a (talk) 13:23, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
  2. --Shizhao (talk) 19:21, 10 March 2017 (UTC)
  3. --JillyHean1979 (talk) 14:52, 16 March 2017 (UTC)
  4. Per Josve05a. --Artoria2e5 (talk) 23:24, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Obsolete article about Wikipedia:VisualEditor already translated in 120 languages! --Holapaco77 (talk) 21:39, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
    • That is a Wikipedia-documentation, and not an encyclopedic article, whcih still only exits in 6 language. Josve05a (talk) 19:20, 12 March 2017 (UTC)
  2. Épico (talk)/(contribs) 01:47, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
  3. (minor) I'm sorry but per Holapaco77, unless if one day VE is more and more commonly used on any MediaWiki websites, also I share the same reason for something like w:Reliability of Wikipedia. --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 04:42, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

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Equal oppose and support, and a minimum of 2 positive votes (group 3)

  • Sorted first by the net support and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has an equal number of opposing votes and supporting votes for one month, it will be removed from the list (rule 2).
  • (With a minimum of 2 positive votes, of course. Candidates with 1-1 stay in group 5, to prevent unjust rewards.)

en:Nebular hypothesis[edit]

(cs:Mlhovinová hypotéza) (zh:星雲假說)

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 3) (No votes from 11 days)

The nebular hypothesis is the most widely accepted model in the field of cosmogony to explain the formation and evolution of the Solar System. It suggests that the Solar System formed from nebulous material. The theory was developed by Immanuel Kant and published in his Allgemeine Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels ("Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens"), published in 1755. Originally applied to the Solar System, the process of planetary system formation is now thought to be at work throughout the Universe…

Support Support

  1. English FA. Pretty important article on Solar System's history. It's quite long though. --Artoria2e5 (talk) 14:58, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
  2. Interesting. Erebuss (talk) 20:30, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. There are already 23 languages! --Holapaco77 (talk) 17:55, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
  2. may langs--Shizhao (talk) 02:22, 15 May 2017 (UTC)

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Less than 50% support (group 4)

  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes) and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has more opposing votes than supporting ones for two weeks, it will be removed from the list (rule 1).
  • Currently, there are no candidates in this situation.

New candidates (group 5)

  • With only 1 positive vote. (Regardless of whether they receive a negative vote or more.)
  • Sorted first by the net support and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has no vote after two weeks, it will be removed from the list (rule 4).

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en:Horses in warfare[edit]

(fr:Rôle du cheval dans la guerre) (es:Caballo en la guerra)

(Net support = -1; Against = 66.667%) (Group 5) (No votes from 11 days)

The first use of horses in warfare occurred over 5,000 years ago. The earliest evidence of horses ridden in warfare dates from Eurasia between 4000 and 3000 BC. A Sumerian illustration of warfare from 2500 BC depicts some type of equine pulling wagons. By 1600 BC, improved harness and chariot designs made chariot warfare common throughout the Ancient Near East, and the earliest written training manual for war horses was a guide for training chariot horses written about 1350 BC…

Support Support

  1. en, fr, es GA. Should lead to many parts of human history. --Artoria2e5 (talk) 14:58, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Article already present in 17 languages + too long --Holapaco77 (talk) 17:58, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
  2. many langs--Shizhao (talk) 02:21, 15 May 2017 (UTC)

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