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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What will be with national language sites ?
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:23:47 GMT
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Jul 17, 2012, at 4:15 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>
> > -- top posting --
> >
> > Rob--
> >
> > I don't think this person is subscribed. You may want to copy them on
> this
> > response.
>
> I think that they are subscribed as I did not see a "moderated" tag on the
> email. Is this conclusive? Perhaps they were moderated in with a prior
> email.
>

oh boy and oops! I really had to dig around in the header of a new post to
find this. I hae no "magic wand" with what I use to determine this. I will
look around for such an animal.


>
> >
> > And, we need to followup with Dave (and I think others were involved) on
> if
> > an actual template was created for NL sites. I'm not sure about this,
> > although Dave did provide guidance/instructions on headers/navigatin
> items.
>
> I was going to dig out the topnav translation and suggest translations for
> the main page.
>
> This is probably a good example of a NL site to use as a test case for
> translated versions of the main pages.
>
> This could fit the set of pages that Rob will suggest plus some others. I
> think a site map should be started.


> Sorry, I wish I had more time but additional work responsibilities have me
> up and on conference calls at 6:00 AM. That plus Apache Flex is going
> through their first release VOTEs. And now "Big Data" is calling.
>

No problem...after 3.4.1, maybe we could out more effort into devising a
"template", etc. for this. It is rather bad that we still carry all these
old, old NL pages that are so out of date.
If we had more faith in automatic translators, we could mock up a bunch of
new ones and just post them. Oh well...an endeavor coming soonish.


> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
>
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 5:43 PM, Michal Hriň <michalhrin@aol.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> with 3.4.1 release the project goes on.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> My question is, what will be with the national language sites ?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> It will be abandoned (leave it as is) or it will be the same as the
> main
> >> page and translated with google translate
> >>>
> >>> or will be created the PO. files for translators ?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Cause, the Slovak NL page isn t up to date for two years, and I don t
> >> now if someone maintain it.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> My idea is :
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> - NL pages will be the same as main pages
> >>>
> >>> - on right corner with "news" can be writen regional news (example: we
> >> looking for people, regional conference is there or rhere)
> >>>
> >>
> >> So four main approaches:
> >>
> >> 1) Every NL site is different
> >>
> >> 2) Every NL site is the same
> >>
> >> 3) Template based NL site, with mainly same content, but areas for
> >> local customization
> >>
> >> 4) No NL pages, but just an English page with Google translation
> >>
> >>
> >> It sounds like you like #3.  I like that approach as well.  I thought
> >> Dave had enabled this approach, or at least was thinking of ways to do
> >> it.
> >>
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ---
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>>
> >>> Michal Hriň
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "I would rather have a donkey that takes me there
> > than a horse that will not fare."
> >                                          -- Portuguese proverb
>
>


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MzK

"I would rather have a donkey that takes me there
 than a horse that will not fare."
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