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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS][WWW] Current Polish web site -- pl.openoffice.org
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:47:56 GMT
Hi Marcin and thanks for the reply...

2011/11/10 Marcin Miłkowski <milek_pl@o2.pl>

> Hi,
>
> W dniu 2011-11-10 05:37, Louis Suárez-Potts pisze:
>
>  Hi,
>>
>>
>> On 9 November 2011 18:06, Dave Fisher<dave2wave@comcast.net>  wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Nov 9, 2011, at 2:19 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>
>>>  As many of you may know, per Dave's announcement about a week or so
>>>> ago, we
>>>> have a staging site of *MOST* (we're still finding areas that need to be
>>>> "re-pulled" for one reason or another), of the (old) current OO.o site
>>>> at:
>>>>
>>>> http://ooo-site.apache.org
>>>>
>>>> Right now, I have a question about the existing "pl" (Polish) site at
>>>>
>>>> http://pl.openoffice.org/
>>>>
>>>> Does anyone on this list know anything about the history of the Polish
>>>> site
>>>> -- why this group decided to basically make a duplicate of the
>>>> OpenOffice.org site but translated? None of the other N-L sites have
>>>> gone
>>>> to this length so I'm just curious about it.
>>>>
>>>
>> Yes, I know much about it. Its history is complicated and its
>> communities even more so. But its current lead (of PL group working on
>> OOo, if not entirely only on OOo itself) has simplified things.
>>
>
> It is not a duplicate, but anyway, the point of localized pages is that
> they host content that is useful to users that do not speak English. If you
> think that the OOo site was useful, then you might consider that
> translating some parts of it might be somehow justified ;)
>
> Anyway, it mostly contains pointers to other places, and some news parts.
> There are lists of books and courses about OOo, and some installation
> instructions that were relevant when the Polish dictionary was not bundled
> with OOo.
>
>
>
>>> Is it bigger than the German site?
>>>
>>
>> No.
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Also, at this point in our migration plans, do we have anyone here who
>>>> is
>>>> willing to continue to maintain the "pl" site as it stands?
>>>>
>>>
>> I can ask the former lead; cc'd here. He is Marcin Milkowski.
>>
>
> I don't think anyone is interested in maintaining it anymore. The Polish
> community moved to LibreOffice and they consider Apache project as a fork.
> I didn't resign from the Polish lead position but as there's only me left
> and I have no time for doing anything, the Polish project at OOo is
> somewhat zombified.
>
> Cheers,
> Marcin
>

Well OK...I guess we will just check it in to the svn repository as Dave
suggests but perhaps not "link" it in to the list of N-L sites.

Thanks again for your response.

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