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From Andre Fischer ...@a-w-f.de>
Subject Re: Where is Localization/Translation Now?
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:26:20 GMT
On 09.02.2012 12:41, Michael Bauer wrote:
>> OpenOffice is not owned by Sun/Oracle anymore. At Apache you lead by
>> doing (or is that something that Yoda said?) The answer to you
>> question is: I don't know, but probably not.
>>
>> Regards, Andre
>>
> While I appreciate the sentiment, that's a recipe for disaster in a
> localization process. In the best case, you'll get some well meaning
> person who messes up the translations unintentionally, in the worst
> case, you get a troll who deliberately causes you hours of work backing
> out stuff or asking someone to back out stuff.

I assume you refer to my "leading by doing" statement.
I disagree with your best case scenario.  After all, this is how 
development is done.  Are there (should there be) different rules for 
translators?

-Andre

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