This practice applies mostly in the context of a volunteer-based Collaborative translation initiative.
Recruiting and retaining good contributors is difficult.
Therefore, make it possible for a wide variety of people to contribute to the site, to the level that they are capable of.
For example, your community should provide opportunities for low-commitment contributions like:
At the same time, your community should provide opportunities for emerging leaders to become more involved. For example:
- translate a complete page
- revise a complete translation produced by not-yet-trusted contributors
- become a Community Manager
Links to related patterns
- Most successful collaborative peer-production communities use this practice.