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Re: Translations of W3C documents not working?

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:01:45 +0200
To: "Antoine Isaac" <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: w3c-translators@w3.org, "Phil Archer" <phila@w3.org>, "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>, "Thomas Baker" <tom@tombaker.org>
Message-ID: <op.w05dk7odsvvqwp@sith.local>

Dear Antoine,

Please, see below.

On Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:34:57 +0200, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl> wrote:

> On 7/30/13 10:54 PM, Coralie Mercier wrote:
>> Hi Antoine,
>> Thanks for your patience. The issues were investigated yesterday and  
>> today.
>> What was fixable is now fixed.
>> So, because the document is a W3C Recommendation, the following query  
>> now works again:
>>    http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/byTechnology?technology=skos-reference
>> The two other URIs you reported earlier this month used to work when  
>> our Translations DB contained all sorts of documents. Since then made a  
>> policy decision [1] not to support translations of non-REC documents  
>> anymore.
>> Best regards,
>> Coralie
>> [1]  
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-translators/2012JulSep/0038.html
> Hi Coralie,
> Thanks for you feedback.
> I have to say I'm quite disappointed. I can understand that you would  
> stop gathering translations, there can indeed be quality problems and  
> W3C is not a translation agency. But removing the existing translations  
> is a bit harsh! Actually [1] does no say the old ones would be removed.
> So now I guess I will have to update the two "community" sites for SKOS  
> and LLD:
> http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/translations
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Main_Page
> in order not to lose track of these translations. In the library domain  
> it's often well seen to have translations, and now that people have put  
> effort in it they wouldn't understand if they are not pointed to anymore.
> My problem is that I don't have the URLs.

I find the Archive of Translation Announcements is a useful index:

> I guess I could search for them in the listserv, but I really don't have  
> time, and I suspect that they are in one of the three files below
> http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/RDFData/Trans2011.rdf
> http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/RDFData/Trans2012.rdf
> http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/RDFData/Trans2013.rdf
> Is it possible to have access to them?

Yes. The access is now fixed, they were expected to be world-readable (and  
probably were at some point), this is now the case again.

> I can get other RDF files at
> http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/byTechnology?technology=skos-primer
> but strangely these three are the only ones for which I don't seem to  
> have permissions!

In your specific case, the only ones in the system are:


Best regards,

> Thanks for the help,
> Antoine

  Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
mailto:coralie@w3.org +33643220001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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