[Mageia-dev] community magazine of Mageia

Margot margot at otfordduckscomputers.co.uk
Sun Sep 19 11:43:13 CEST 2010

On Sat, 18 Sep 2010 21:44:19 +0200
Olivier Méjean <omejean at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Hello there :)
> As some you may know, i am the founder of the French community
> Mandriva Magazine called Magnum :
> http://wiki.mandriva.com/fr/MAGNUM (fell free to download past
> issues)
> I am no developer, no more do i package, i may do bug reports, so
> i can't help much on technical side. I am rather on advocate
> side, promote the distro i use (Mandriva for the moment, Mageia
> in the future)
> I want to create a community magazine for Mageia. Instead of
> creating for just french community, i want it for the whole
> community.
> What is needed for it is quite simple :
> - writers for articles. Articles can be written by technical or
> non-technical people. Articles are on presenting a development, a
> new technology, a software, tutorials, report of an event,
> presentation of community, interview, etc.
> - translators. I would like to publish each magazine in as many
> languages possible, english, french, german, spanish, portuguese,
> greek, finnish, italian, ... An article can be written in any
> language then translate into english then translate into all
> other languages.
> - proof-readers to ensure quality of the texts. From my
> experience there is a need of 2 or 3 proof reading of each
> article. maybe a first proof reading in the first language used
> is to be set before translation.

I'd be happy to proof-read articles that are originally written in
English, and those originally written in other languages that have
been translated into English.

> - i was about to forget : chief editors to shout after writers
> who promise to write but did not have time to, to shout after
> translators who promise to translate but did not have time to, to
> shout after proof-readers who promise to proof-red but..., to
> shout after layouters who promise ... so you see the point ;-)

I'd also be happy to shout :-)

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