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Re: Chinese translation of W3C DDR Simple API

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:28:57 +0100
To: w3c-translators@w3.org, "Rotan Hanrahan" <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>
Cc: "Matt Womer" <mdw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vm1eejxmsvvqwp@sith.local>

Hello Rotan

Thanks in advance to Kan for that translation. Will it be Simplified or  
Traditional Chinese?

Please, make sure that Kan knows of the few requirements that are listed  

Particularly, I'll need to find a disclaimer listing (1) the title of and  
link to the original English document, (2) that the document is a  
translation which may contain errors, and (3) that the original English  
document on the W3C website is the one that is official. (Items (2) and  
(3) must be in the target language.)


On Wed, 01 Dec 2010 11:53:03 +0100, Rotan Hanrahan  
<rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> One of our domain experts (Kan) is Chinese and has agreed to take a look
> at translating http://www.w3.org/TR/DDR-Simple-API/
> As I was the chair for that work, and Kan is a work colleague, I can
> ensure that the translation will be a faithful representation of the
> original specification. (A translation of meaning, not just a
> translation of words.)
> I cannot give a timeline at this point, especially as I am drawing upon
> his limited spare time, but I am hopeful that if he finds this exercise
> rewarding, he may be open to translating one or two other related
> documents. (Obviously we will be restricting this to the mobile Web
> technologies, which is where we have expertise.) Also, I'm not setting a
> delivery date as I want him to enjoy the exercise :)
> Kan, who speaks Chinese natively, is also a fluent English speaker
> (fluent enough to have deep technical arguments) and his translation of
> the specification should be of very high quality.
> Regards,
> ---Rotan

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