BUG in subtitle uploader

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Ambrose LI

22 Mar, 2012 09:45 PM


I worked on some English subtitles this afternoon and chose to just
upload my edited subtitles. However, a few hours later I was shocked
to find that I am now listed as the author of both the Spanish and
Portuguese subtitles of the same video. I don’t know Spanish or
Portuguese and would never touch these other subtitle files and I have
no idea if anything else is screwed up. Worse, the revision history
does not seem to show anything that makes sense (the oldest revisions
of both the Spanish and Portuguese files are both blank, which can’t
be true).

The video is http://www.universalsubtitles.org/en/videos/vz9OvM97buqT/info/
in case you need it to investigate what has happened. If you could
reset the Spanish and Portuguese revision histories to something that
makes sense that’d be great. Thanks much.

-ambrose <http://gniw.ca>

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by m.shamraeva on 10 Apr, 2012 09:33 PM

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    Hi Ambrose,

    Thank you very much for contributing to Coursera.

    Please do not worry about the entries in the activity log. These are the normal consequences of uploading subtitles to a language (English in this case) which has translations made from it - some changes happen to the translations as well. These changes affect the link between languages in our database, but the text and timing remain unchanged.

    Again, thank you for your great work.

    Happy subtitling!

    Margarita Shamraeva
    Amara / Universal Subtitles

  2. m.shamraeva closed this discussion on 10 Apr, 2012 09:33 PM.

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