UI freeze exception request for 2 Ubuntu One packages

David Planella david.planella at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 8 16:04:29 UTC 2012


Al 08/03/12 15:06, En/na Tom Davies ha escrit:
> Hi :)
> Have you been able to push this further forwards yet? I still can't see
> the team listed at
> https://translations.launchpad.net/+groups/ubuntu-translators
>
> I thought we had established that the necessary steps had been worked
> through?

The request has been filed, but Emmanuel needs to create a team as the 
next step:

https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu-translations/+question/189828

Cheers,
David.

> Regards from
> Tom :)
>
>
>
> --- On *Tue, 6/3/12, Emmanuel Habumuremyi /<emmahab2008 at gmail.com>/* wrote:
>
>
>     From: Emmanuel Habumuremyi <emmahab2008 at gmail.com>
>     Subject: Re: UI freeze exception request for 2 Ubuntu One packages
>     To: "Tom Davies" <tomdavies04 at yahoo.co.uk>
>     Cc: "David Planella" <david.planella at ubuntu.com>,
>     ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com
>     Date: Tuesday, 6 March, 2012, 10:07
>
>     Great Tom!
>     1. That's true. I have not found any team on Kinyarwanda to join.
>     2. About 11 million people speak Kinyarwanda in Rwanda, but current
>     estimation says that more than 20 million can understand Kinyarwand
>     (Southern Uganda, Western Tanzania, Eastern Kongo Kinshasa and the
>     whole Burundi).
>     3.a) Yes, Steve Murphy was the active person on Ubuntu and its
>     related issues. I know him, he was in Rwanda for some time in the past.
>     b) I think the keyboard by Steve can be conssidered. Apart from
>     that, Kiswahili one if exists can be almost similar to Kinyarwanda one.
>     c) Iam not sure whether there are specific fonts for Kinyarwanda.
>     NEXT STEP...
>     I have already created a team for Kinyarwanda and I will do my best
>     to invite other people to join. I was wondering whether you could
>     allow me work on translation. It is still closed for me.
>     Regards,
>     Emmanuel Habumuremyi
>
>
>     On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 8:58 PM, Tom Davies <tomdavies04 at yahoo.co.uk
>     </mc/compose?to=tomdavies04 at yahoo.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>         Hi :)
>         So i guess that you have already
>         1. hunted around to see if there is an existing team already
>         doing the translations and found none? I didn't find one at
>         https://translations.launchpad.net/+groups/ubuntu-translators
>         I looked for Rwanda and Kinyarwanda and neither currently exists.
>         2. 12million people speak Kinyarwanda according to wikipedia
>         http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinyarwanda
>         so it's real in the world today spoken by people naturally in
>         their daily lives.
>         3. Locale, keyboards and fonts.
>         a) A local was created by Steve Murphy and Mr. Safali in 2004, rw_RW
>         http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=blob;f=localedata/locales/rw_RW;h=437df4bb2c893b8762d42f577dc2d660b727daab;hb=HEAD
>         b) I'm not sure if you have a different keyboard or can use an
>         existing one that is close enough to what you need?
>         c) Is there a font that people will recognise and is comparable
>         to written Kinyarwanda?
>
>         So, the next step is to create a new team
>         https://launchpad.net/people/+newteam
>         You have to decide whether to call the name by the name of the
>         language or the name of the country(s) where is is most widely
>         spoken. I think people generally pick the name of the language.
>
>         It might seem stupid to have to create a team when you know that
>         you are going to be the only person in the team but that is the
>         required next step before doing translations. Also you might
>         find other people join the team unexpectedly which help.
>         Regards from
>         Tom :)
>
>
>
>         --- On *Mon, 5/3/12, David Planella /<david.planella at ubuntu.com
>         </mc/compose?to=david.planella at ubuntu.com>>/* wrote:
>
>
>             From: David Planella <david.planella at ubuntu.com
>             </mc/compose?to=david.planella at ubuntu.com>>
>             Subject: Re: UI freeze exception request for 2 Ubuntu One
>             packages
>             To: "Emmanuel Habumuremyi" <emmahab2008 at gmail.com
>             </mc/compose?to=emmahab2008 at gmail.com>>
>             Cc: ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com
>             </mc/compose?to=ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com>
>             Date: Monday, 5 March, 2012, 16:00
>
>             Al 05/03/12 16:56, En/na Emmanuel Habumuremyi ha escrit:
>              > Hi,
>              > Thanks for the quick answer. I do software localization
>             in my hobby. My
>              > language is Kinyarwanda:
>              >
>             http://panafril10n.org/wikidoc/pmwiki.php/PanAfrLoc/RwandaRundi
>              > I used to work on Linux in Kinyarwanda. I have done
>             English in BA and
>              > have a Master in New Media.
>              > Regards,
>              >
>
>             Hi Emmanuel,
>
>             Thanks for letting us know about your language.
>
>             Could you please fully answer the questions I asked on my
>             previous
>             e-mail, so that we can help you further? I'm adding them
>             again below:
>
>             * What's your language and where is the request you filed to
>             create a team?
>             * Did you follow the steps on
>             https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/KnowledgeBase/StartingTeam
>             as
>             pointed to in the Launchpad page?
>
>             Thanks.
>
>             Regards,
>             David.
>
>
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>             <mailto:emmahab2008 at gmail.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=emmahab2008@gmail.com>>
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>              >
>              > On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 5:48 PM, David Planella
>              > <david.planella at ubuntu.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=david.planella@ubuntu.com>
>             <mailto:david.planella at ubuntu.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=david.planella@ubuntu.com>>> wrote:
>              >
>              > Al 05/03/12 16:42, En/na Emmanuel Habumuremyi ha escrit:
>              >
>              > Hi,
>              > When am I going to be allowed to translate? Whenever I
>             login to the
>              > launchpad, I am asked to contact coordinators. I requested to
>              > create a
>              > team for my language and there is no answer. And this for
>             a very
>              > long
>              > time. I am confused and do not know what to do.
>              >
>              >
>              > Hi Emmanuel,
>              >
>              > We'll need some more information to be able to help. In
>             particular:
>              >
>              > * What's your language and where is the request you filed
>             to create
>              > a team?
>              > * Did you follow the steps on
>              >
>             https://wiki.ubuntu.com/__Translations/KnowledgeBase/__StartingTeam
>              >
>             <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/KnowledgeBase/StartingTeam>,
>              > as pointed to in the Launchpad page?
>              >
>              > Regards,
>              > David.
>              >
>              > Regards,
>              > --
>              > =============================
>              > Emmanuel Habumuremyi
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>              > E-mail: emmahab2008 at gmail.com
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>             <mailto:emmahab2008 at gmail.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=emmahab2008@gmail.com>>
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>             <http://mc/compose?to=emmahab2008@gmail.com>>>
>              >
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>              >
>              > On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Joshua Hoover
>              > <joshua.hoover at canonical.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=joshua.hoover@canonical.com>
>              > <mailto:joshua.hoover at canonical.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=joshua.hoover@canonical.com>>
>              > <mailto:joshua.hoover at __canonical.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=joshua.hoover@__canonical.com>
>              > <mailto:joshua.hoover at canonical.com
>             <http://mc/compose?to=joshua.hoover@canonical.com>>>> wrote:
>              >
>              > On 03/05/2012 09:11 AM, Joshua Hoover wrote:
>              > > I wanted to make sure both the translators and docs
>             lists were
>              > aware of
>              > > two more UI and string changes we need to make in the
>              > ubuntu-sso-client
>              > > and ubuntuone-installer packages. The following changes
>             need to
>              > > be made in order to be consistent across platforms and
>             provide a
>              > unified
>              > > experience with Ubuntu One:
>              > >
>              > > * http://pad.lv/937905 - New Ubuntu One installer splash
>              > screen with
>              > > updated strings and images.
>              >
>              > Apologies. This should be http://pad.lv/944982
>              >
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