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Re: RFC 2518 ... in French! (Version francaise de RFC 2518)

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 10:46:11 -0700
To: "WebDAV WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Accidentally caught by the spam filter.

- Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: Eric van der Vlist [mailto:vdv@dyomedea.com]
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 1:27 AM
To: Jim Whitehead
Cc: WebDAV WG; jjthomasson@nagora.com
Subject: [Moderator Action] Re: RFC 2518 ... in French! (Version
francaise de RFC 2518)

Jim Whitehead wrote:
> Thanks to the translation effort of Jean-Jacques Thomasson
> <jjthomasson@nagora.com>, and
> Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>, the WebDAV Distributed Authoring
> Protocol specification is now available in a French language translation,
> at:
> http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/webdav/protocol/rfc2518.fr.html

The translation is now also available at:


And I'd like to highlight the work done by Jean-Jacques Thomasson who
did the actual translation (hosting it is, by comparison, a piece of

Thanks for the thanks!


> I am extremely grateful for this translation -- my mind boggles at the
> amount of work that must have been involved in the translation effort.
> Protocol specifications are hard enough to read when you're a native
> speaker, so I can only imagine how painful it must be to try and
> an RFC when English is a second or third language.  This translation makes
> it much easier for French speaking people to understand the WebDAV
> Distributed Authoring Protocol, and I hope this leads to more
> and use of WebDAV in the French speaking community.
> - Jim

See you in Berlin for XML Europe 2001:
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