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Make translate rights for use of ContentTranslation, and assign it to a group "translator"
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ContentTranslation is abused by people that isn't fluent in the target language, which leads to lengthy discussions at the projects where those articles are posted.

Create a "translate" right for use of ContentTranslation, and assign it to a group "translator". It should be a separate group so local admins can stop abuse of the content translation tool without fully blocking the editor. The translator group can be auto-assigned with the same rules as autoconfirmed.

It could be necessary to split the translate right somehow, as some languages have better ml-engines.

Related to T162410: Assign a right for direct posting to the main space.
See also w:no:Wikipedia:Tinget#Avstemning: Automatisk oversetterfunksjon.

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Bugger, wrong task! ;)

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Why lengthy discussions?

If somebody doesn't know the language, how come they are editing at all? If somebody is making bad edits, why not just block them?

Not sure if I want to point to all discussions, they are contentious.

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