[Mageia-discuss] Translation -structure

Lombard Marianne marianne at tuxette.fr
Tue Sep 28 14:17:48 CEST 2010

Le 28/09/2010 14:13, David V. Wallin a écrit :
> Hi everyone,
> Going to throw out an idea born by the members on Mageia-se.org
> <http://Mageia-se.org> about the handling of translations.
> This might be an obvious idea, and if so we'll be happy :-)
> I'm going to quote the text i wrote in #mageia since i currently feel
> too lazy to re-write it. Hope you understand what i'm trying to say with
> the text.
> "Had a discussion on Mageia-se.org <http://Mageia-se.org> where we
> talked about making translations of the disto from the community itself.
> The suggestion, that i wanted to run by someone before putting on the
> mailist, is that each country community starts a section (a wiki for
> example) where all the members of that community are able to translate
> as much as they are able and then, when reaching a certain percent
> translated, the translation is returned to the main developer team for
> implementation."
> "the main motivation from the members on mageia-se.org
> <http://mageia-se.org> was that everyone could feel apart of the work
> and feel useful since even only translating one word would be a
> contribution."
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> Best Regards / Vänligen ,
> Stockholm Next Generation Web
> David V. Wallin
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> david at ngweb.se <mailto:david at ngweb.se>

No tool has been chosen right now for the translation work. Different
ideas have been launched : subversion, transifex, etc. Why not a wiki.
There is advantages and problems in every solution.

You can join the list mageia-i18n, who is dedicated to the translation
and localization issue.

Marianne / Jehane

Marianne (Jehane) Lombard
Mandriva User - Mageia french translation team
Inside every fat girl, there is a thin girl waiting to get out (and a
lot of chocolate) - Terry Pratchett

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