Fuel Maithili Evaluation Meet was organized on 05-06 Feb 2009 in A. N. Sinha
Institute of Socail Studies, Patna, India. The whole program was a great
success and participants came with a evaluated Fuel Maithili list of 578
entries. For two full days, several great linguists, translators, and
native users sat together to decide a standard replacement for entries that
are coming on upto two-three level of menus of a desktop and applications
used very frequently by computer users. In the meet great linguist like Pt.
Govinda Jha, Registrar of A. N. Sinha Institute Dr. A. K. Jha, Director of
Maithili Academy, Patna Dr. Raghubeer Mochi, reknowned Maithili writer Dr.
Ramanand Jha Raman, Mr Mohan Bhardwaj, Prof. Nil Ratan, Prof. Sudhir Kumar
and several native users and translators were present.
The age range of attendees was from 90 yrs to 20 yrs. Around 25 people
participated and the eagerness of people to find better replacement for
English was great. By going through the list of words anybody can understand
that our cultural and linguistic tradition is very much rich to contain even
the computing terminological contexts.
The FUEL project is thankful to the A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies,
Red Hat, and Maithili Academy. The support of these organization was very
much instrumental in making this particular meet successful. We are very
much thankful to all the participants also to whose contributions helped to
come on the best solution.
Please go here for the details and to download the FUEL Maithili list: