[Localization] How to make contact with other translators in Pootle?

Xin Wang dram.wang at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 10:32:09 EST 2011

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 11:16 PM, Chris Leonard
<cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> wrote:
> The OLPC Software and OLPC Content strings do not appear in SOAS, I
> would focus on other projects first.
> More details can be found here:
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Translation_Team/Pootle_Projects
> cjl

OK, thanks.

> On 2/18/11, Xin Wang <dram.wang at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 8:35 PM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Xin,
>>> You are welcome to use this list to discuss such issues, including posting
>>> in the language in question, that is why this list exists.  A brief flurry
>>> of language-specific discussion from time-to-time is a fairly normal
>>> occurrence on this list, the other language localizers don't mind and may
>>> even be able to help with their input on how they handled similar
>>> situations.
>>> Unfortunately Pootle does not have direct contact mechanisms (like the
>>> blinded e-mail this user link on wiki user pages).  As a Pootle admin, I
>>> do
>>> have the ability to look to e-mail addresses for Pootle usernames, but
>>> OLPC
>>> privacy policy is that such information is not generally given out.
>>> If it is an eToys specific question (the project you've been working on),
>>> you might take it up on their forums as well.
>>> The reality of the situation in a distributed system like Pootle is that
>>> decisions get made by those who "show up", your desire not to undo another
>>> user's work is commendable, but it is always possible to simply leave
>>> suggestions in place if you are uncertain or to use the fuzzy flag for a
>>> string that you think might require further review before commit.
>>> cjl
>> Thanks.
>> I'm reviewing suggestions submitted by gwlc and pengsu in 'OLPC
>> Content' and 'OLPC Software', but I can not find corresponding
>> interface in SoaS. As I'm a newbie and do not have an XO laptop, I'd
>> like to ask them whether strings in these categories appears in XO
>> only or not.
>> As this question is irrelevant to any specific language, I think you
>> or other people may tell me.
>> And, do gwlc and pengsu join this mailing list? I'm looking forward to
>> your reply. :)
>>> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:09 AM, Xin Wang <dram.wang at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> When reviewing translation suggestions, I have some questions about
>>>> some of them, and I think it's better to discuss with their
>>>> translators before I modify or reject them. But after looking into
>>>> pootle system, it seems that it is not possible to either send
>>>> messages or find their email addresses.
>>>> So what can I do then?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Xin Wang
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