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From Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: user-de@couchdb.apache.org
Date Sun, 28 Feb 2010 01:56:06 GMT
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Mario Scheliga <mario@sourcegarden.de> wrote:
> In other Communities they can live without language specific lists. I also
> thought about this and i guess that lists  with specific topic (quality
> assurance, documentation, Version specific, blah) would make more sense. A
> clean, searchable Web frontend ( perhaps forums) would be nice, too.
>

A web forum is easier to hook up to machine translation. Not that
that's the best thing ever, but it's a lean in favor of a forum.

Chris

> Good examples, so i guess, are found in extjs, joomla, jquery and so on.
>
> The Problem with lang specific lists would be, that many Information would
> be redundant, the wrong or old one too.
>
> But language specific documentation is the very best way to help People out.
> Me speaking german and i would love to help building a german documentation
> site, an english too ;-)
> Made with couchdb, so Users can Download it Simple ;-) - like the One in
> jchris's taskr.
>
> Are there any Plans to Change the documentation style from Wiki to something
> else? I think many users would help to get a nicer documentation. Perhaps we
> could start with a documentation list, where would be discussed how Future
> doc would Look like, what items are good, which Structure we would apply and
> so on.
>
> Would do you think?
>
> Cheers
> Mario
>
>
>
> Von meinem iPhone gesendet
> Am 27.02.2010 um 07:26 schrieb "lenz" <norbu09@googlemail.com>:
>
>> if there would be a german list i would help out answering questions
>> in german ... not sure, however, if needed. on the other side, a
>> mailing list is cheap - try it, if it gets traction, nice, if not then
>> just shut it down again ... :-)
>>
>> cheers
>> lenz
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Phil Rand <philrand@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I only speak English, but I wouldn't mind if discussions in German or
>>> other
>>> languages shared the space right here.  I simply wouldn't participate in
>>> languages I don't speak.
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On Feb 26, 2010, at 12:51 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hey all,
>>>>
>>>> I'm getting more and more inquiries about place to discuss CouchDB in
>>>> German.
>>>> I know there are quite a bit of German-speaking folks here: Do you think
>>>> setting
>>>> up user-de@couchdb.apache.org would get any traction? Would *you*
>>>> subscribe? :)
>>>>
>>>> Also: Are there other languages/countries where this would make sense?
>>>> I don't think this should be a "me too" contest but rather a means of
>>>> helping
>>>> more people get help with CouchDB. Do you think your language's
>>>> community
>>>> would benefit from a separate place to talk?
>>>>
>>>> What do others think? What are your experiences from other projects or
>>>> communities?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Jan
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>
>>
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