[Localization] Scratch Now Available in UTF-8 for OLPC
jmaloney at media.mit.edu
Tue Jun 10 07:58:29 EDT 2008
Thanks for sending this out.
You might want to delete the sentence:
"Currently, Scratch only supports rendering of Latin characters. UTF-8
character support will be added in a future Scratch release."
in the section "How to Translate Scratch without contributing a
I tried to do it myself but wasn't sure how to log on to the wiki.
(Maybe you can show me later today.)
On Jun 9, 2008, at 10:34 AM, Evelyn Eastmond wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> There is a new version of Scratch available for download here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities
> This version of Scratch uses larger fonts for better legibility and
> also adds Unicode support for all non-Western languages.
> While this version of Scratch now comes in 30+ languages,
> translation is still very actively in progress.
> All translations for Scratch will be done using OLPC's Pootle
> server: http://dev.laptop.org.
> How you can help:
> 1. Sign up on Pootle and add to the existing Scratch translations,
> or add your own language: https://dev.laptop.org/translate/
> 2. Visit our draft how-to page (a work in progress) and suggest
> improvements: http://scratch.wik.is/Support/In_many_languages/Translating_Scratch
> 3. Email evelyn at media.mit.edu if you are interested in helping us
> develop a tutorial on how to localize the Scratch *media* files to
> other cultures (sounds/images/sample projects)
> Please do not hesitate to email evelyn at media.mit.edu with any
> questions or suggestions regarding Scratch's localization support.
> Thanks for your time and contributions!
> Evelyn Eastmond
> evelyn at media.mit.edu
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