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[Immersion suggestion & ICG Guideline] Mark correct alternative translations

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Much time is wasted attempting to identify the most "appropriate" translation in immersion. So this is a suggestion add an indication that a sentence is a "correct alternative", as depicted in the image below. alt

This way some disputes can be solved by majority vote on a "correct" translation/alternative. Having this indication may cause some bias, so maybe it would only show once someone has already cast their vote and/or entered their translation.

Regardless of whether it is implemented or not, it also seems prudent to add a new ICG (Immersion Community Guideline):

ALTERNATIVE TRANSLATIONS

  • If there is at least one correct translation, other correct translation should be commented with an appropriate tag, "Correct Alternative".
4 years ago

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Jack.Elliot
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you are so correct. ..

official translation

unofficial translation

beginners translation

wild translation

Ozzie translation

British versus American

Such a brilliant idea ..

Then perhaps an end to the turf wars over the use of a single word

Candidate for the Nobel Peace Award

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbraxunsIllusion

I feel like this would prevent a lot of confusion in the translations. Good suggestion!

4 years ago