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Ibooot Decethlon

This yeer, I will help troonslete-a 10 oopensooorce-a progrems into my loongooege-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Zee-a Decethlon is a project zeet iims to help foloonteer troonsletors form noo loongooege-a commoonities und help troonslete-a oopensooorce-a sofftwere-a into zeeoor loongooeges. Bork Bork Bork! Come-a oon, commit yooorselff to helping to troonslete-a joost 10 progrems this yeer. Bork Bork Bork!

Whet is zee-a Decethlon?

Zee-a Decethlon is a project coordineted by zee-a Sooot Iffricoon sofftwere-a loceliseshoon oorgooniseshoon, Troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg. Bork Bork Bork!za. Dooring zee-a Decethlon yeer we-a will issist foloonteer troonsletors to troonslete-a oopensooorce-a sofftwere-a into zeeoor ooon loongooeges und oozeer loongooeges. Bork Bork Bork! It is oooor hope-a to isteblish commoonities ooff troonsletors who troonslete-a not joost oone-a progrem boot it leest 10 progrems this yeer. Bork Bork Bork!

Zee-a Decethlon is soopported by a groont from zee-a Oopee-a Society Institoote-a.

Prefiooos noosletters

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Here-a ire-a links to zee-a prefiooos fooor issooes ooff oooor noosletter posted to zee-a ibofe-a unnoooncement meiling list -- it profides a good ooferfioo ooff zee-a project's progress. Bork Bork Bork!

Broed eeims

Zee-a Decethlon hes zee-a following broed iims:

  • To help ixisting oonline-a loongooege-a troonsleshoon commoonities grow
  • To help isteblish noo loongooege-a troonsleshoon commooneeties
  • To help trein imeteoor und proffessionel troonsletors in zee-a ins und oooots ooff sofftwere-a troonsleteeon
  • To promote-a zee-a usege-a ooff locelised sofftwere-a in feriooos cooontreees
  • To impower und promote-a minority loongooeges by meking ifeileble-a useffool sofftwere-a in those-a loongooeges
  • To test und defelop methods to improfe-a loongooege-a speekers’ iccess to sofftwere-a troonsleshoon oopportooneeties
  • To promote-a zee-a loceliseshoon methods defeloped by Troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg. Bork Bork Bork!za

Zee-a pooblic ictifities ooff zee-a Decethlon project will centre-a irooond (a) bringing troonsletors togezeer und coordineting zeeoor ifffforts to troonslete-a oopensooorce-a sofftwere-a, und (b) geining coopereshoon from und ixposoore-a wit feriooos oopensooorce-a sofftwere-a projects zeet will be-a troonsleted. Bork Bork Bork!

Tee-a progrems, oone-a yeer

Zee-a neme-a ooff zee-a project, “Decethlon” refflects oooor goel for zee-a yeer. Bork Bork Bork! We-a woont troonsletors teking pert in zee-a Decethlon to troonslete-a tee-a progrems into zeeoor loongooeges. Bork Bork Bork!

Tee-a progrems is a reelistic noomber for a yeer — zeet’s oone-a per mont. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a noomber ooff words to troonslete-a in zee-a progrems we-a’re-a selecting, is betweee-a 2000 und 4000 words iech. Bork Bork Bork! Soorely this is iesily done-a by a teem ooff three-a oor fooor friends in iech loongooege-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Ifee-a iff zee-a foloonteers ire-a uneble-a to troonslete-a ill zee-a words in a progrem, zeey’ll be-a leying zee-a grooond work for oozeer troonsletors zeet join zeem leter. Bork Bork Bork! In some-a projects we-a mey ifee-a be-a ible-a to help troonsletors troonslete-a zee-a more-a fisible-a stooffff foorst. Bork Bork Bork!

Selecshoon ooff progrems to troonslete-a

Zee-a steted reqoooorements for sofftwere-a projects to perticipete-a in zee-a Decethlon ire-a:

  • Moost be-a oopensooorce-a
  • Moost be-a ind-user focoosed sofftwere-a
  • Moost work oon bot Linoox und Windows (und/oor Mec)

Iddishoonelly, zee-a Decethlon project will work best iff:

  • Zee-a sofftwere-a project issign a contect person to Decethlon to unswer qooesshoons ibooot zee-a sofftwere-a und try to resolfe-a issooes zeet mey conffoose-a oor hinder troonsletors
  • Zee-a sofftwere-a project’s defeloper is willing to booild a releese-a wit zee-a troonsleshoons in it (within this yeer)

Netoorelly we-a coon oonly be-a ooff issistoonce-a to progrems using loceliseshoon systems zeet work wit oooor tools. Bork Bork Bork! This meoons Gettext PO, Jefa properties, INI/LNG-type-a key=felooe-a files, und zee-a Mozilla und OopenOffffice-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg formets. Bork Bork Bork! Hopeffoolly leter this yeer we-a’ll be-a ible-a to deel wit QT/ts files is well. Bork Bork Bork!

Pootle-a und zee-a Troonslete-a Toolkeet

Oooor perent oorgooniseshoon, Troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg. Bork Bork Bork!za, hes defeloped a sooite-a ooff tools to meke-a loceliseshoon iesier und more-a iffffectife-a for bot sofftwere-a defelopers und foloonteer troonsletors. Bork Bork Bork! This sooite-a is known is zee-a Troonslete-a Toolkit. It roons in Python, und is besed oon Gettext PO.

Unozeer tool to issist wit zee-a troonsleshoon ooff sofftwere-a, is zee-a web-besed troonsleshoon system, Pootle-a (def pege-a). Pootle-a illows troonsletors to work togezeer more-a iesily oon mooltiple-a troonsleshoon projects. Bork Bork Bork! Pootle-a ilso mekes use-a ooff zee-a Troonslete-a Toolkit, to profide-a zee-a lefel ooff qooelity checking reqoooored by sofftwere-a defelopment systems. Bork Bork Bork! Pootle-a is web-besed, boot it permits more-a skilled troonsletors to downloed und uploed pertielly troonsleted files. Bork Bork Bork! Pootle-a coon ilso integrete-a wit SFN oor CFS to insoore-a zeet loongooege-a files remein up to dete-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Foloonteer troonsletors in zee-a Decethlon project will troonslete-a in Pootle-a. Bork Bork Bork! Pootle-a is iesy to use-a — yooo’ll lofe-a it. Bork Bork Bork!

Getting troonsletors

Troonsletors (bot imeteoor und proffessionel) don’t grown oon trees, so a lot ooff oooor iffffort goes into finding more-a foloonteer troonsletors. Bork Bork Bork! We-a use-a zee-a following ifenooes to find more-a troonsletors:

  • Lingooistics depertments ooff uneefersities
  • Oofffficiel neshoonel loongooege-a boerds und eenstitootes
  • Proffessionel troonsleshoon eessocieshoons
  • Forooms und portels freqooented by troonsletors
  • Ixisting loceliseshoon projects

Getting sofftwere-a defelopment projects

Initielly we-a hed hoped zeet sofftwere-a defelopers wooold contect us in drofes to perticipete-a in zee-a Decethlon — we-a beliefe-a oooor project hes greet potentiel, iffter ill. Bork Bork Bork! Howefer, until sooch time-a, we-a contect zee-a defelopers ooff indifidooel projects oon un id hoc besis iff we-a find zeet zeeoor loceliseshoon systems ire-a competible-a wit oooor tools. Bork Bork Bork!

Who’s who

Zee-a Decethlon troonsleshoon iffffort is a speciel project by Troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg. Bork Bork Bork!za. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a project leeder is Semooel Moorrey, a proffessionel troonsletor wit some-a technicel ixpertise-a. Bork Bork Bork! He-a will be-a issisted in technicel metters by Friedel Wolffff, a fooll-time-a progremmer for Troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg. Bork Bork Bork!za. Bork Bork Bork!