Upgrade to Sponsor

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 13:46:03 UTC 2010

On Sat, Apr 03, 2010 at 11:18:39AM +0300, Dimitris Glezos wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 11:29 PM, Munzir Taha (منذر  طه)
> <munzirtaha at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Yaum al-Jumma 17 Rabi` al-Thaani 1431 7:38:21 pm Dimitris Glezos wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Tareq Al Jurf <taljurf at fedoraproject.org>
> > wrote:
> >> >>Hi Tareq.
> >> >>
> >> >>Thanks for stepping up. Is there a public discussion thread in the
> >> >>Arabic team where this decision was made? What do the rest of the
> >> >>members think about this?
> >
> > Hi all
> > Dimitris,
> > During the previous week, I reviewed all Tareq's translations which are sent
> > privately and pointed out some problems with the translation. He is proceeding
> > well beside he is enthusiastic about being the maintainer. As you mentioned,
> > Tareq needs first to contribute via the mailing list and be involved with the
> > community before a decision by me and the members is made.
> Great to hear the team is working together! Like all open source
> communities, the Fedora language teams too thrive when there is a
> vibrant community/team and leaders grow organically.
> > I also requested he
> > learn how to use the current versioning system, if any, (we used to use cvs)
> > for tracking each other's changes which Tareq doesn't still know how to
> > handle. He also need to learn how to convert to .mo file and apply translation
> > to check the context. I also want to see how he reviews others translations.
> I agree this is a quite important step, as new members request from
> the more experienced and leaders to help with these tools, and quite
> often errors are fixed by the maintainer.
> > Tareq,
> > I really believe you shouldn't rush for the maintainer, take your time, prove
> > to the community you can work hard and cooperate well, if they see you
> > qualified they would vote for you. I would be the first don't worry.
> I wonder if the wiki pages explain clearly the responsibility the
> position of a maintainer can mean sometimes. =)

The current wiki page showing the team coordinators shows Tareq's
name.  Is that correct and intended?


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