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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Create ooo-l10n@incubator.apache.org
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:47:28 GMT
On 7/2/12 6:23 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 8:58 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> I suggested this on the list a few weeks ago.  I'd like to now move
>> forward with it.
>>
>> I'll volunteer to be one of the list moderators.  But I need 2-3 other
>> committers to volunteer as well.  Let me know if you can help.
>>
>> l10n = localization or localisation, depending on where you went to school.
>>
>> The purpose of the list would be coordination of the localization
>> efforts, including translation, for AOO.  Another purpose would be for
>> coaching new translators on the project., helping them to get started
>> and productive with our tools.
>>
>> In other words, rather than ooo-dev's "drink from the fire hose"
>> approach, where power-user email filtering skills are necessary to
>> preserve sanity, let's offer a more focused collaboration environment
>> for translators
>>
>> -Rob
>>
> 
> Well I don't recall your original suggestion, but this sounds like a very
> worthwhile idea. Our translation efforts are gaining importance and
> momentum and it would help if a more focused area were available.
> 
> Would this include BOTH translations for the product as well as web related
> matters? I don't know how the original was used really...
> 
> So, +1 from me on this.
> 
> I probably couldn't help much with moderation, however. :/
> 
> The old project area for I10n could really use an overhaul as well.
> 
> http://www.openoffice.org/l10n/
> 
> One step at a time I guess.
> 
> 

+1 from me as well

Juergen


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