[OLPC library] OLPC website translation
cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Sat May 3 17:06:35 EDT 2008
After much wiki-searching, I came across
which allowed me to find some internationalized HTML examples of the
www.laptop.org site hidden away as orphaned sub-pages under User:Felice.
They look to be "gettext-ready".
The www.laptop.org site presents such an obvious example of i18n
template files + .po files = l10n content that these files should probably
placed somewhere more prominent and a content-focused explanation about l10n
created to match the extensive documentation of code l10n.
The incorporation of i18n from the very beginning of development is nearly
as important for content as it is for code, but it will need to be made
understandable to a less computer-centric audience to empower subject
matter experts in education, health, science, etc. make meaning ful
I'd also note that I came across some issues with the actual localization of
www.laptop.org, but for now, I have access to the example files I need for
auto-tutorial Constructionist learning on how to craft HTML content in an
On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>
> Maybe a shorter and more straightforward question to ask is this.
> If you go to www.laptop.org and click on the language tab, you can see
> multiple "localized" versions of the OLPC main web-site. If you go into
> Pootle, you can see .po files for the OLPC web-site.
> Does anyone know where I can find the "internationalized" version of the
> OLPC web-site and some details on how you take the .po files and the
> internationalized version and generate the multiple localized versions?
> I've looked around the translating the wiki pages and I haven't found a
> link to the internationalized backbone file for www.laptop.org. It would
> really help me to be able to see the page source for that.
> Any pointers would be appreciated.
> cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
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