Localizing Ubuntu Documentation images
lafeber-dumoleyn2 at zonnet.nl
Fri Jan 20 08:22:16 UTC 2012
Op 19-01-12 11:59, David Planella schreef:
> Hi all,
> In a conversation with other translators yesterday, the subject of
> localized images in Ubuntu Docs came up.
> We were wondering how to make it easier for everyone to be able to
> provide images in their language, other than starting to submit branch
> proposals to the Ubuntu docs bzr branch (not everyone is familiar with
> One idea that came up was to set up an Ubuntu One share with the
> content of the upstream branch's ubuntu-help folder, i.e:
> Once the documentation string freeze is over, we could open the share
> and translators should only need to:
> - fetch the source images from C/figures
> - create their localized images
> - copy then to their <locale>/figures folder
> Then once the NonLanguagePackTranslationDealine is reached, we could
> submit a merge proposal against the upstream ubuntu-docs branch with
> the contents of the share.
> I believe this would make it easy for translators to provide the
> localized images (just copy images to a folder instead of dealing with
> Bazaar) and easy for members of the docs team to include them (just
> need to accept a single merge proposal).
> If you all think it could be a good idea, I'd be happy to set up the
> share and organize all the rest.
> Let me know what you think.
I think this is an excellent idea.
It reminds me of the way we work at the Ubuntu Manual.
there is a folder Screenshots/en with all the screenshots for the
And here, http://ubuntu-manual.org/quickshot, translators can use the
tool Quickshot to capture translated screenshots and upload these
Have a look at it, and see if it is of any use to you.
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