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Re: Helping Non-English Speaking Developers Contribute to the HTML WG

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 08:26:05 +0900
To: Kobi Haddad <kobi@kcsnet.net>
Cc: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080613232603.GX6754@sideshowbarker>
Hi Kobi,

I'm sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I've been spending
most of my time this week dealing with discussions related to
issue tracking in the HTML WG and it has left me very little time
for dealing with other things.

I'm very interested in hearing more from you about getting
non-English-speaking developers contributing to the work on HTML5.

I'm Cc'ing Karl Dubost, who's the Web Community Liaison. I know he
will have some insight into this and would like to make sure to
keep him involved in the discussion.

What I think would help us at this point is a brief description
from you of what problems are caused by not having more
involvement from non-English-speaking developers, and also any
ideas you might have for how we might address the problem.



Kobi Haddad <kobi@kcsnet.net>, 2008-05-31 08:32 +0300:

> Hi Lachlan,
> Thanks for the mail. I think we gather a nice community around it, which can help.
> Looking forward to hear from them.
> Kobi Haddad
> http://www.kcsnet.net
> http://www.kcsnet.eu 
> מאת: Lachlan Hunt
> נשלח: שבת 31/05/2008 09:00
> אל: Kobi Haddad
> עותק לידיעה: Dan Connolly; Michael(tm) Smith; www-archive
> נושא: Helping Non-English Speaking Developers Contribute to the HTML WG
> Hi Kobi,
>   Regarding what you discussed with me at @media yesterday about helping 
> to get Israeli developers involved with the development of HTML, it would 
> be best if you contact Dan Connolly and Mike Smith.  I've CC'd them on 
> this email and they should be able to offer you some more advice.
> Dan and Mike, Kobi Haddad is a web developer from Israel that I met at  
> the conference yesterday.  He wants to help get the non-English speaking  
> developers from Israel somehow involved with the HTMLWG, and I thought  
> you would be able to help him out, offer him some advice, or refer him  
> to those within the W3C that can.

Michael(tm) Smith

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