Fwd: Freedesktop translation teams on Transifex

Mike Hideo mhideo at redhat.com
Thu Feb 17 23:22:38 UTC 2011

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every measure. How can we truly enjoy this tea when it may not have been 
a spring breeze, but a human hand, that placed it there?

On 02/17/2011 08:48 AM, Dimitris Glezos wrote:
> Forwarding a potentially interesting discussion taking place on
> gnome-i18n and kde-81n-doc on the topic of creating upstream
> freedesktop.org teams to be shared across projects.
> -d
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Claude Paroz<claude at 2xlibre.net>
> Date: Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:38 PM
> Subject: Freedesktop translation teams on Transifex
> To: gnome-i18n<gnome-i18n at gnome.org>, kde-i18n-doc at kde.org
> Cc: dimitris at glezos.com
> Dear translators,
> You know that some freedesktop.org packages on which GNOME and KDE (and
> other environments) depend are translated on the Transifex platform.
> Currently, there is very few control on who can translate those
> packages, which can result in a lack of consistency in the translations.
> We propose to set up freedesktop.org teams on Transifex, and only people
> we know are active on respective translation projects (or other publicly
> known translation projects) will be accepted in those teams. We will
> then try to convince various maintainers to delegate translation of
> their package to those teams.
> http://www.transifex.net/projects/p/freedesktop/
> Of course, there might always be some disagreements on terminology
> between projects. Please respect each other's work and avoid quarreling
> as much as possible :-)
> We suggest now that current team leaders ask for team creation on
> Transifex freedesktop project (link above).
> Nicolas Ternisien (KDE i18n project) and Claude Paroz (GNOME i18n
> project)

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