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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lost localisation files?
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:51:58 GMT
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 6:59 AM, Michael Bauer <fios@akerbeltz.org> wrote:
>> So, if you are searching for the latest strings to translate and know how
>> to handle SDF files, then you have here the most recent information.
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> Marcus
>>
> Ok, I realise this is still in migration but I'd like to raise this point
> right now.
>
> Overall, you rarely find people who are good at code who are also good
> translators and vice versa. Therefore relying on a localization setup that
> requires you to be able to read a Levelr 36 Scroll of Unix is a great way of
> keeping out people who are good at translation but bad at code. Like me. If
> one doesn't want end-users grumbling about shoddy translation, then one
> needs more good translators, which means not having obstacles like this.
> Cause I'm passing at what an SDF is... I'm sure that some lovely line of
> code that begins with $ but I don't know of it.
>

No one is suggesting that translators work directly on SDF files.  We
just want to make sure we're not missing anything that we need to copy
from Oracle-owned servers before they disappear.

> I'm not in a hurry so I'll wait for Pootle to come online but at a
> philosophical level, the l10n side of AOO should bear that sort of thing in
> mind.
>
> Cheers
>
> Michael

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