[Sur] [support-gang] 12 hours into Aymara translation in Bolivia
Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
dirakx en gmail.com
Dom Sep 14 20:35:01 EDT 2008
Excellent work, it's encouraging to see this effort in the middle of
On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 5:54 PM, Samuel Klein <sj en laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi Yama, awesome :-) Just a notice : we just fixed the login page on
> wiki.laptop.org so that if you visit
> It will show you the Aymara strings (in this case, mainly just the
> spanish ones that have not been further localized) and when your
> account is created its default language for the wiki-interface will be
> 2008/9/13 Yama Ploskonka <yamaplos en gmail.com>:
> > The "Trasnoche de Traducción Aymará" started at 6 pm, Bolivia time
> > (+/- EST), of Friday, September 12. The picture is of the survivors
> > of the overnight component, for their sunrise picture.
> > Much fun was had as the evening went on by about a dozen volunteers,
> > mostly from the Linux community who were quite interested in the Sugar
> > interface and the XOs but, alas, mostly were not Aymara savvy.
> > However, our 3 "Aymaristas" got agreement on 58 strings, so we have
> > just about 2.500 to go...
> > The "Impeesa" Scout Group acted as the support team, feeding and
> > watering the volunteers.
> > No live internet connectivity was available for the event, par for the
> > course as internet infrastructure goes here - 1 Mbs ADSL costs $365
> > per month. I had to walk half an hour to find an open internet cafe
> > to send this.
> > Poedit is giving us issues, and the wished-for LAN Pootle server that
> > had worked just fine during test time the day before didn't operate
> > either when needed, so we're on manual mode.
> > Let's call it a start for the time being, a bit away from a resounding
> > success yet.
> > On somewhat unrelated news, the city of La Paz, where we are, is
> > actually quite calm while the rest of the country is facing much
> > unrest. The current political situation in Bolivia brings vividly to
> > mind the need to support quality education, so future generations will
> > be able to find ways to get their act together better than ours seems
> > to.
> > Please publish, share, copy to lists as you see fit
> > Yama
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