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From Alexandro Colorado <>
Subject Re: Contributors versus Committers versus PMC members - AND USERS
Date Sat, 25 Jun 2011 18:05:29 GMT
On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Dick Groskamp <>wrote:

> Op 25-6-2011 18:36, Rob Weir schreef:
>> I hope you don't get that impression. Language is one cross-cutting
>> [snip]
>> I understand that when it comes to the translation of individual UI
>> strings, that the discussion then becomes very narrow and specialized
>> and that this will not be of interest to everyone.  But that is no
>> different than a discussion that is only relevant to 64bit Windows.
>>  I don't think we should hold a gun to people's head to join a ML that
>>> they
>>> might not be interested on the first place. Even if it's just to request
>>> a
>>> new one.
>> Well, I can only talk for Dutch OOo community but this is how it worked in
> the past for us.
> We had a userlist inside where all was discussed
> on/about localisation  ( level of Native Language)
> If we found issues or problems we couldn't realize within that area, we
> went over to the userllist L10n from OOo  (worldwide level)
> On the L10n all issues from all NLC came together but they merely concerned
> localization as is.
> It were more technical discussions and issues that arose during
> translations. (like for instance adjustments to GUI if a string was too
> long)
> On L10n we also monitored status of translations and work to come and so
> forth.
> So in our case it was more a two step ladder, keeping small issues on low
> level and the rest up to L10n

Similar process took for things like Documentation with the OOoAuthors list
at the documentation project.
Also some marketing prospects (specially budget related)

> --
> DiGro
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*Alexandro Colorado*
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