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RE: Other languages

From: Matthews, BM (Brian) <B.M.Matthews@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 11:56:44 +0100
Message-ID: <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C02501B0E@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
To: "'Dan Brickley'" <danbri@w3.org>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: public-esw@w3.org


Translations of key specs is something that the W3C Offices
(apart from UK and Australia at least!) do a lot of.  I could
ask around to see whether offices have tried this - and they
could be a source of translators. 

Brian 

>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: Dan Brickley [mailto:danbri@w3.org]
>  Sent: 07 September 2002 19:50
>  To: Charles McCathieNevile
>  Cc: public-esw@w3.org
>  Subject: Re: Other languages
>  
>  
>  
>  
>  Cool. Reminds me that 
>  http://www.w3.org/RDF/translations.html includes
>  an Italian translation of the old Model and Syntax spec.
>  
>  I wonder if as part of outreach efforts we could look into 
>  finding folk to
>  update (or create) translations of key RDF/SW specs (and 
>  other docs?).
>  I could bring this up in the Semantic Web Coordination 
>  Group, since it'd
>  need to fit with RDFCore and WebOnt WG's schedules. I'm not sure what
>  point in the spec lifecycle is best for encouraging 
>  tranlations... need to
>  look into precedents, policy etc first.
>  
>  Anyway 
>  http://www.xml.it:23456/RDF/REC-rdf-syntax-19990222-it.html is the
>  Italian version of M+S...
>  
>  Dan
>  
>  ps. re stable url for logs, I hope to have esw.w3.org soon 
>  for a public
>  Wiki, we could use that namespace for IRC logs too. I prefer 
>  not to have
>  publically writeable stuff at http://www.w3.org/* URIs, to avoid
>  confusion...
>  
>  On Sat, 7 Sep 2002, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>  
>  >
>  > Hi folks,
>  >
>  > We have recently set up an IRC channel as a parallel to 
>  #rdfig which is in
>  > Italian. I am not sure how many people reading this list 
>  speak Italian, but
>  > the idea is that there are people who do, and who were 
>  struggling with RDFIG
>  > in english. If this experiment (and it is still very much 
>  that) works, we may
>  > try to repeat it for other languages.
>  >
>  > Some links:
>  > The thing was "chumped" in RDFIG on 5 September:
>  > http://rdfig.xmlhack.com/2002/09/05/2002-09-05.html
>  >
>  > There are two days of logs (quiet, and the logs are 
>  hand-edited so badly
>  > formated): http://www.w3.org/People/Charles/rdfit/20020905a and
>  > http://www.w3.org/People/Charles/rdfit/20020906 (my hope 
>  is to have a
>  > regularl logging bot on this channel and keep the logs in 
>  a predictable
>  > and stable place.)
>  >
>  > Cheers
>  >
>  > Chaals
>  >
>  >
>  
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