[UbuntuWomen] Meeting Notes for March 11, 2007

Vid Ayer svaksha at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 07:48:42 GMT 2007

On 3/17/07, Elizabeth Bevilacqua <lyz at princessleia.com> wrote:
> I've saved all the wiki.ubuntu.com wiki pages into a directory on the
> ubuntu-women loco box. So in the future when someone comes along and
> wants to translate we'll be able to provide them with the proper
> archives and avoid having stale information stay online.

The following people translated the pages earlier.
 Việt ngữ - Clytie (she mainly works with Gnome translations)
Português - Susana (also an admin now)
Català - Maria Soler (the last time I wrote to her she was racing
against time for the  Gnome Womens outreach program'06)
中文  - Nlany (BTW, does anyone here know Chinese? I got the email
address from LP and did write to her but it would be easier if someone
with more linguistic skills took over communication)

Could we have some volunteers willing to co-ordinate with these women
and handle the translations.  Its simple and can be done in 2 ways :

1] communicate with them (set a timeline for the task, check if its
suitable for them, remind them to update the wiki when done).
2]  update the translations on our wiki yourself - For this you just
grab the text from the static/wiki page you want translated and when
it is done the co-ordinator will login, create & update the page,
check for cleanups, etc... This saves time for a translator.

Co-ordinating is a good way to start out volunteering if you are a
newbie and have less time. Just pitch in and you will have fun!

> Susana is working with me on this, and I hope to have the entire thing
> completely moved by next week :)

Thanks grrls :-)

> This is a good idea, but I haven't put much thought into it. I think one
> of the future projects should be handling these translations, but
> honestly right now I am juggling so many other things that I need help
> with :)

I know what you mean .... have been through that before :-)

> Another good idea. bapoumba has been largely heading up this effort by
> making sure we get our links in UWN and onto the forums, but more of a
> push is always a help.

Great Bapoumba ! Any other community network would be a big help.
FWIW, debian-news.net is another place for news so can someone pit it
up there too. Contact Christian Jensen or Søren Reinke with the info
and links.

> The mailing list is certainly a good place to start.
> So is the IRC channel.
> We might also want to create a topic on the forum, where people can go
> to, but I think that might wait until we revamp the mentoring program
> with the ideas from the February 25th meeting and get the Courses
> integrated.


> Hope to see you there :)


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