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From "Sean Qiu" <sean.xx....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] accepting bug reports/patches in other languages?
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 15:50:30 GMT
agree

2007/10/18, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com>:
>
> IMO it won't be much harm. However, I think English should remain as a
> default language and other languages are allowed only in case if there
> is no other choice - i.e. submitter doesn't know English at all.
>
> Thanks,
> Alexei
>
> 2007/10/18, Sean Qiu <sean.xx.qiu@gmail.com>:
> > +1, it is helpful to attract more potential developers to hamrony.
> >
> > But i think there is no need to pay specail attention to this, since
> most of
> > the JIRA are writen in English. Maybe we can create a category (e.g.
> Other
> > Language) in our JIRA to classify this kind of issues. Than anyone who
> > subscribe our commint mailing-list can rereport it to the proper
> location.
> >
> > Does it make sense?
> >
> > And to translate our WIKI in multi-language,  i am total agree wth it.
> > It will introduce Harmony to much more potential developers.
> >
> > 2007/10/18, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com>:
> > >
> > > Well we can start for example with Chinese and Russian.
> > > I think we have enough people here who could translate
> > >
> > > For other languages we could use e.g. auto-translators.
> > >
> > > I suggest that we consider this as a new potential feedback channel,
> > > if you have user feedback then you have a choice to translate it or
> ignore
> > > it.
> > > If we say that we don't read feedback in other languages we don't have
> > > such a choice.
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Mikhail
> > >
> > > 2007/10/18, Spark Shen <smallsmallorgan@gmail.com>:
> > > > 2007/10/18, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com>:
> > > > >
> > > > > I like localized Wiki pages and I think we can make one more step
> in
> > > > > this direction.
> > > > >
> > > > > How about work out a process so that we could accept bug reports
> and
> > > > > patches on other languages? It does not look like something
> undoable.
> > > > > Usually reproducers and patches are language-independent, and
> assigned
> > > > > person could translate comments to English...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Sounds interesting. But will this bring more work to assignees more
> work
> > > or
> > > > prevent them
> > > > from understanding the issue? For example, how can JIRA report in
> > > Turkish be
> > > > readable to
> > > > an English speaker?
> > > >
> > > > I agree that globalized JIRA may provider more valuable information
> to
> > > > outsiders. And how
> > > > about the reporters to do the translation work? (Just a suggestion
> for
> > > the
> > > > potential process :-) )
> > > >
> > > > Correct my if I am wrong.
> > > >
> > > > Ideas?
>



-- 
Sean Qiu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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