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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Rebuild localisation (Finnish)
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2012 16:05:40 GMT
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 6:21 AM,  <rjaaskel@saunalahti.fi> wrote:
> Hello!
> If patches is same as some new code I think I am wrong person. I just like
> to translate.
> Still happy to see that Finnish languagepack is found.
> Regards
> Risto
>

A "patch" is just a contribution of an improvement in the form of a
text file.  It could be a patch to a website, corrections to
documentation, translations, etc. It does not need to be code.

-Rob

> Rob Weir [robweir@apache.org] kirjoitti:
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 5:13 AM,  <rjaaskel@saunalahti.fi> wrote:
>> > Hello from Finland!
>> >
>> > I am Risto Jääskeläinen (aka ristoi) and I have translated OpenOfficeorg
>> > help contents to Finnish up to version 3.3. Now I am keen to start with
>> > Apache OpenOffice.
>>
>> Hello Risto, welcome to Apache OpenOffice !
>>
>> > Current it seems that most of the active Finnish localisation team went
>> > to
>> > LibreOffice.  So there is work to do:
>> >
>> > 1) WWW-page is quite ugly after Apache upgrade (needs a committer?)
>>
>> You can read more about becoming a committer here:
>>
>> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.html#participate
>>
>> A contributor becomes a committer after a period of contributions to
>> the project.  So how do you get started with contributions if you
>> cannot check in files?  You start by submitting patches.  This allows
>> other committers to review your changes and then check them in.
>>
>> For the translated homepage, it would be good to start with the
>> English-language version and then translate that.  You can get the
>> English version here:
>>
>>
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/ooo/ooo-site/trunk/content/index.html?view=markup
>>
>>
>> When you have a translation you want checked in, you could attach your
>> translation to a Bugzilla issue:
>>
>> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/enter_bug.cgi?product=www
>>
>>
>> > 2) OpenOffice.org 3.3 translation needs to move to Pootle (I too have
>> > all
>> > .po-files in my hard disk if that matter)
>> > 3) Translation update to 3.4 level
>> > 4) Lot of other things
>> >
>>
>> Excellent !
>>
>> If you can attach your PO files to a Bugzilla issue as well, that will
>> help us get them loaded into Pootle.  Or send them to be as an email
>> attachment.
>>
>> > I like to start from number 1 but I think I have no committer authority
>> > and
>> > don't know anybody else with language skils. So I think I need this
>> > privilege.  I have no hurry but I like to know when it is time to start
>> > this
>> > second class localisation.
>> >
>>
>> You are starting in the same condition as many of our most valued
>> members.  You start as a contributor, and submit patches.  Then, as
>> other project members see your great work, you are proposed and voted
>> in as a committer.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>>
>> > Below is clip from post where is some information.
>> >
>> > Sorry my language. I only translate from English to Finnish not vice
>> > versa
>> > and Firefox of mine is not co-operative (-;
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Risto
>> >
>> > ----------------------------
>> > Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> > Vastaanottaja   ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > Lähetetty       26.2.2012 18:57:58
>> > Aihe    Re: Article to be approved for list dev
>> > Viesti  Hi Louis,
>> >
>> > All committers have write access to all of both www.openoffice.org and
>> > the
>> > podling site. Simply use the Apache CMS with your apache.org
>> > credentials.
>> > You navigate to the page and then invoke the CMS through the
>> > bookmarklet.
>> > See this page for a guide. [1]
>> >
>> > Legacy OOo project archives are available here. [2] Swedish mailing
>> > lists
>> > are here. [3]
>> >
>> > If anyone is interested in maintaining the sv.openoffice.org, even if it
>> > is
>> > simply translations for some pages as redo in English. Please raise your
>> > hand.
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Dave
>> >
>> > [1] http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/website-local.html
>> > [2] http://openoffice.org/projects/
>> > [3] http://openoffice.org/projects/sv/lists
>> > ----------------------------
>>
>

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