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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What about languages?
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:45:01 GMT
Hey there's also the idea of having internationalized error messages in
the server which can be returned based on the default locale of the user ;).

Internationalization with resource bundles for server error messages is yet
another domain for this effort.

Alex

On 8/27/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Stefan,
>
> I think the best solution would be to add a tag to each part of
> documentation which can be translated. May be a national flag coul dbe
> the sign that the piece is ready to be translated.
>
> The good point about confluence is that if the doco is being changed
> in the original english version, all the subscibed documenters will
> receive a notification, thus making it easy for the person responsible
> of the translation to know which part has been changed (as we have a
> colored  diff available too).
>
> The main issue right now is to find out how we can have a langage
> dependent confluence (I mean, having the same page selected in each
> language depending on the reader selection/preference). Any Confluence
> guru out there ?
>
>
> On 8/27/07, Stefan Zoerner <stefan@labeo.de> wrote:
> > Hi Sebasti√°n!
> >
> > I like the idea of providing information in other languages, although I
> > would not recommend to translate the whole thing. Our documentation
> > lacks completeness and will hopefully get a rework in the next months.
> > In any case, it is a somewhat moving target for translation.
> >
> > Advanced users should be able to communicate in English anyway -- our
> > list, our source code documentation, all these things are in this
> language.
> >
> > But it would be nice to have a sufficient amount of documentation
> > translated into several languages in order to get started. We have
> > native speakers for English, French and German available, you are a
> > perfect fit to add yet another (and more important) language.
> >
> > I would recommend to extract those portions of the Basic User's Guide,
> > which are really relevant in order to get started, try to make them
> > stable, and translate this portion into several languages.
> >
> > As a first step for this, you might scan the Basic Users's Guide here:
> >
> http://directory.apache.org/apacheds/1.0/apacheds-v10-basic-users-guide.html
> >
> > What portions do you think are relevant? What is missing?
> >
> > Perhaps you are interested not only to translate existing documentation,
> > but also to create new content. This will likely depend on your skills
> > and interests -- let us know!
> >
> > Greetings from Hamburg,
> >      Stefan
> >
> >
> >
> > Sebastian Stranieri wrote:
> > > Im was thinking about give some help with this projects, So I want  to
> > > propose me to do the English to Spanish Translations, I hope that it's
> a
> > > great idea because 1/4 of the world write and talk in spanish, and
> this
> > > can help to software distribution.
> > >
> > > I am looking forward to hearing from the list soon.
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel Lécharny
> www.iktek.com
>

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