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Consult with volunteers about proposals for making desktop Reply button more legible
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Description

In T320684, we will be revising the appearance of the desktop Reply button so that people will be able to easily recognize/locate it in languages where the word "Reply" is short enough that it can be difficult for them to notice it.

This task involves the work of sharing the approaches we generated in T320684 with native speakers of the languages listed below so that we can learn which approach is most effective and that we ought to move forward with implemented.

Approaches

See the === Approaches section in T320684.

ApproachDescriptionPatchDemo
1.Show an arrow next to the Reply buttons on desktop (the same one that is avail. on mobile)
2.TBD

Consultation

LanguagePatch DemoLink to discussionPreferred approach
ar
nodApproach #1 (nod)[no wiki in this language]
zhApproach #1 (zh)
jaApproach #1 (ja)
yueApproach #1 (yue)

⚠️ = Patch Demo not yet fully localized b/c we are waiting on translations to be merged. All translations are merged and localized demos created.

Done

  • Each of the approaches are shared with volunteers listed in the Consultation section above
  • The approach the native speakers of each language we consulted with prefer is documented in the Consultation section above

Event Timeline

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Next steps

  • 1. @Whatamidoing-WMF to share the patch demos linked in the task description with volunteers at ja.wiki and zh.wiki
  • 2. @ppelberg to update the patch demos for ?uselang=zh-yuu and ?uselang=nod so that Reply buttons appear in these languages as opposed to English (what is currently happening)
  • 2. @ppelberg to update the patch demos for ?uselang=zh-yuu and ?uselang=nod so that Reply buttons appear in these languages as opposed to English (what is currently happening)

Translations are now merged; new demos can now be created.

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