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From "Leo Li" <liyilei1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] accepting bug reports/patches in other languages?
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2007 03:20:52 GMT
On 10/19/07, Spark Shen <smallsmallorgan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have created a experimental JIRA report[1] in Chinese & English.
> I am not quite sure about whether I did the go through the right process
> or the content is qualified enough to be readable.
>
> May it be a good start for us to find a appropriate process and pattern to
> file multi-lingual JIRAs.
>
> Please correct me if I am wrong.
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-4971
>
> 2007/10/19, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>:
> >
> > I have just checked: Russian language already works in JIRA along with
> > English. They use <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;
> > charset=utf-8">, so I believe Chinese descriptions may be added to
> > reports as well.
> >
> > I believe one may create a web page describing bug filing process in a
> > native language to make it convenient for native language filers.
> >
> >
> > On 10/18/07, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 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?
> > >

It is interesting. But how about the people with different native
language?:) Actually I am not quite assure of the automatic
translator. The world of computer has been so complicated to describe,
especially problems ...

> >
> >
> > --
> > With best regards,
> > Alexei,
> > ESSD, Intel
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Spark Shen
> China Software Development Lab, IBM
>


-- 
Leo Li
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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