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From Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy <aizha...@google.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Airflow website requirements
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:44:16 GMT
Hi Jiajie, Kamil,

My intention with a multilingual website is to make the project accessible
to users around the world, grow inclusive community, and drive the adoption
of technology faster among  groups that speak and understand English less
than well. As you said, Chinese community benefitted from Chinese
documentation and were able to set things up faster because they could
understand it better. That is the outcome we want for other groups as well.


However I understand that keeping docs up to date can be challenging. What
I propose is to add disclaimers in the translations, eg. “this
documentation was translated by community members. For official
documentation please refer to the (original) English version” or something
similar in those terms.

Translating documentation can also open up opportunities for many to
contribute back to the project and be part of the community.

Let me know what you all think.

Thanks,
Aizhamal

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 22:17 Jiajie Zhong <zhongjiajie955@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Kamil remind me in
> https://github.com/apachecn/airflow-doc-zh/issues/65
> I agree with you multi languages point, I think Airflow leading page
> should have multi languages
> But for the documentation, I think it hard to up to date
>
> I’m one of contributor of https://github.com/apachecn/airflow-doc-zh and
> this repo translate still in Airflow 1.10.2
> Airflow documentation change too fast, and translation it’s hard to catch
> up
>
> But, personally, Airflow documentation support multi language will
> increasing Airflow users
> especially not native English users. I join a Airflow Chinese users
> Tencent QQ group,
> when them hear Airflow have Chinese translation their so happy because
> their could make a quick
> start of Airflow more easier.
>
> What I want to said it's If we could tolerate other language translation
> not up to date, add translation
> in Airflow website is good for not native English users.
>
>
> Best Wish
> — Jiajie
>
>
>

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