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zithro [Translation Guidelines] As per Olgamari comment in the talk page, added a note concerning languages that need admin creation
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 English is the primary language of the Slackware Documentation Project. Every Wiki article must **at least** have an English version. This is logical since Slackware Linux has an English-only installer and English-only documentation. The admin team also wants to prevent this project from getting stuck in a [[wp>​Confusion_of_tongues|Babylonian mess]].\\ ​ English is the primary language of the Slackware Documentation Project. Every Wiki article must **at least** have an English version. This is logical since Slackware Linux has an English-only installer and English-only documentation. The admin team also wants to prevent this project from getting stuck in a [[wp>​Confusion_of_tongues|Babylonian mess]].\\ ​
-That being said, there are many valuable contributors who simply don't want to write a text in a language that is not their native language. We don't want to frustrate all these potential writers, the more so since we count on all of you for making this project happen. After some discussion on the admin list, we found a viable solution for this dilemma.+That being said, there are many valuable contributors who simply don't want to write a text in a language that is not their native language. We don't want to frustrate all these potential writers, the more so since we count on each one of you for making this project happen. After some discussion on the admin list, we found a viable solution for this dilemma.
  
 +<​note>​The wiki must already support your language for you to be able to contribute. If your language is not listed in the "in other languages"​ dropdown on the left menu, please consult the last paragraph of the [[slackdocs:​languages|languages]] page first, which explains how to ask for a new language to be added to the wiki (in short, contact an admin or write on the discussion page of the languages page).</​note>​
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