OpenOffice.org Project of the Month: the Irish community
ompaul at eircom.net
Thu Mar 18 19:27:43 GMT 2010
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Jarlath Reidy wrote:
> That's very interesting. He makes a point about some people having a
> preference for the English version of modern technical terms.
> I gave a list of 100 words from Ubuntu translation to a fluent Irish
> speaker. He wasn't able to do most of them. Phrases relating to 'modules',
> OEM, server, archive mirror, mount partition etc - he wasn't confident
> about. If I was with him in person I could perhaps explain the terms a bit
> better than I did in the spreadsheet I gave him.
> There are some Irish speaking groups lurking around here in the west so
> maybe I can find a few people to lend a cúpla focail if they find the
> efforts worthwhile or interesting.
You might find some interesting help if you contact,
Martin List-Peterson CTO of Airwire.
They provided broadband on one of the isles Inis Mór!
They might be able point you in some directions that might be useful.
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