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Re: Translations

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:59:35 +0000
Cc: Sebastian Zelonka <sebastianzelonka@gmail.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
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To: César Córcoles <ccorcoles@uoc.edu>
This is a good question César - we definitely need to get a tentative date put on the calendar for rolling out the finished functionality. Doug, do you want to get together and chat about when might be a reasonable goal?

César, we would love you to put some test content up on there, and tell us what you need for make the service better. Do you fancy putting some of the UOC translations up there? Maybe try getting it done this week, and reporting back to us? Gives us time to do some more work on it before Christmas?

thanks,

Chris Mills
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Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
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On 10 Dec 2012, at 10:55, César Córcoles <ccorcoles@uoc.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'd love to help with that as soon as possible :). I see you guys are
> doing a lot of work on getting things ready and this might very well
> be a bad question to ask right now, but I'll go ahead anyway: do we
> have a tentative timetable for the moment that the platform could be
> ready for multilingual content? If you need some test content and
> translators, I think I could help with that :).
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> César
> 
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
>> Hi Seba,
>> 
>> Thank you for showing interest in the project. We would love you to do some spanish translations. And it looks like we are getting to the point where we can host them on the site as well.
>> 
>> Is there in particular that you would like to get started with? would you like me to suggest something? Note that there are quite a lot of Spanish translations in existence already, done by the UOC in Barcelona. You could translate new things, or help to migrate those over to webplatform and edit them so they are up to date.
>> 
>> Best regards,
>> 
>> Chris Mills
>> Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
>> Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
>> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://my.opera.com/chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/practical-css3-my-book-is-finally-published)
>> 
>> * Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
>> * Learn about the latest open standards technologies and techniques: http://dev.opera.com
>> * Contribute to web education: http://www.w3.org/community/webed/
>> 
>> On 5 Dec 2012, at 11:14, Sebastian Zelonka <sebastianzelonka@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Guys!
>>> 
>>> I'm Sebastian, from Argentina. I'm not good writing in english, but I can help you to translate content to spanish.
>>> 
>>> I'm subscribed to the list since a month ago and I read almost everything you write on the list, but now I'm think I can help in the project.
>>> 
>>> If I can do something, here I am.
>>> 
>>> Cheers!
>>> seba
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Sebastian Zelonka
>>> @sebazelonka
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 4 December 2012 13:58, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>>> Hi, folks-
>>> 
>>> I have put down a few thoughts and bits of guidance on translations:
>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Translations
>>> 
>>> This still needs a lot of work, but it's a start.
>>> 
>>> Regards-
>>> -Doug
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
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