Contributor Recognition


This practice is useful for motivating contributors in any Collaborative translation initiative.

Problem description

Finding ways to motivate contributors is one of the most challenging issues in building a vibrant Collaborative translation community, especially in situations where they are not remunerated for their work.


Therefore, try to find ways in which the contributions of people in the community can be highlighted and made public. For example, use a Point System and have a Leader Board that ranks contributors according to their number of points. Encourage an atmosphere of Playful Competition Among Contributors. Highlight the work of exceptional contributors using a Contributor of the Month approach.

Links to related patterns

The following are different ways of recognizing contributors:

Real-life examples

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