See also the Fundraising Translation hub on meta.
This page describes the technical process for getting translation/message changes out to the sites.
There are two different processes for changing DonationInterface messages:
- English message changes require a code change. Peter or someone in fr-tech can prepare this. It then has to be manually code reviewed, by someone in fr-tech (not the person who originally prepared it)
- Translations in other languages can be done on translatewiki.net by anyone, and are then imported automatically every evening (usually sometime between 1900 and 2200 UTC)
After this, the messages are in the code but "pending deployment" to the sites. There may be many changes deployed at once (possibly including non-translation code changes).
- Deployments to payments.wikimedia.org must be triggered manually by fr-tech. Avoiding Fridays is preferred.
- Deployments to donate.wikimedia.org occur automatically every Tuesday but can be done manually if it's urgent.