https://www.duolingo.com/Mefismelys

Errors

Seeing as there are so many errors, including many very basic ones, why are the course creators asking for native Welsh speakers to help them fix the errors now, when they could have just asked them before the course went to beta?

2/7/2016, 10:18:55 AM

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https://www.duolingo.com/Mathso2
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How Duolingo's alpha/beta system works: Alpha is when the course contributors make all the sentences with a few basic translations for them, and plan them out in a comprehensible tree/course format. Beta is when the course is released, but is not perfect yet. Users can help by pitching in new translations/reporting bugs etc. When a course is fully released is when the number of reports per user gets below a certain level consistently. So right now, Welsh is doing just as a normal beta course does.

2/7/2016, 10:27:03 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristinaMarieW

Because the point of being in beta is having people review the course and work out the kinks?

2/7/2016, 10:22:06 AM

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As I understand it Duolingo limits the number of people who are allowed in the incubator for each course (I think to maybe 8 or 10 people). Once a course is released in Beta any number of people can look through the course and submit corrections.

2/7/2016, 1:06:21 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/MrGWallCymraeg

Bydd llawer o wallau wrth natur gan ei fod yn y cyfod beta; ar ol beta, ni ddylai fod (gormod o) wallau yn bodoli. Dwi ddim yn siwr pam y gofynnir i siaradwyr Cymraeg eu hiaith brofi'r cwrs gan mai dysgwyr a dysgwyr di-Gymraeg yw'r gynulleidfa ac nid siaradwyr Cymraeg. Wrth gwrs, mae siaradwyr Cymraeg yn gallu ei ddefnyddio i "wella" ac ymarfer eu siarad os nad oes cyswllt a'r iaith ganddynt.

Wedi'r cyfan, gobeithio y gwnei di barhau a'r cwrs ac yn ei fwyhau; cofia ei hyrwyddo ymhlith dy ffrindiau sy'n dysgu'r iaith :D

2/8/2016, 12:26:17 PM
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