Recently we've had some new users who provided Chinese answers to our questions and this is good. But some of these answers were too short or lacked something else, so I added post notices or directly commented.

Sometimes, though, the fact that they answer in Chinese might mean one thing: they don't know English that well.

Therefore the mods of this site (xiaohouzi79, Don Kirkby and me) have been thinking of doing some changes to the post notices. Post notices are those yellow things you see under posts that let the author know that there is something wrong with the post. If you want to propose a translation, this is the text of the post notices. If someone already provided a good translation, please try to work on that.

Proposal: The best idea would be to include 3 additional choices which basically provide the same post notices, simply translated in Chinese.

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    Great idea! May I propose to add Chinese translations to the title and welcome panel as well.
    – 杨以轩
    Commented Sep 18, 2012 at 9:33

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How about this:






我们需要较详细的答案,包括解释和一些上下文 — 不要只给一句答案。肤浅的答案将被删除。

I don't quite understand the second notice but have translated it nevertheless. Please feel free to improve on it and correct any errors you find.

  • Eh, my Chinese level is kind of basic so I'm asking the community for help, otherwise I would've proposed myself. If you want to understand more, read What does the “Current event” post notice mean?. :)
    – Alenanno
    Commented Sep 19, 2012 at 10:12
  • @Alenanno, I have read that but can't think of a scenario where it would be applicable. Seems like meta is very quiet.
    – 杨以轩
    Commented Sep 20, 2012 at 14:53

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