[OpenLayers-Dev] Localisation

Robert Leverington robert at rhl.me.uk
Sat May 9 18:31:01 EDT 2009


2009/4/22 Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net>:
> On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 21:22 +0100, Robert Leverington wrote:
>> I am writing to ask if there is anyone (preferably a core developer)
>> who would be willing to liaise with me and the other Translatewiki.net
>> staff to assist us in providing a localisation for OpenLayers. Nearly
>> all of the work can be done by us, and given the current OpenLayers
>> code base it is unlikely many non-trivial changes will need to be
>> made; however, we need to ensure that translations can be exported on
>> a regular basis (at least once every two weeks) and that we have
>> someone that we can contact. Localisation is a very expensive process
>> in terms of the time spent by volunteers doing it, so it is essential
>> that we waste none of it.
> Robert, thanks for offering this service. Unless someone else has a
> burning desire to do so, I'm willing to serve as the project liaison.
> My rough plan will be to set up the Translatewiki folks with an
> OpenLayers sandbox, and then merge from their sandbox to trunk every
> couple of weeks, beginning *after* the 2.8 release.
> If anyone from the OpenLayers community has any questions, or
> particularly wants to take on this role, please feel free to contact me.

We have now begun localisation of OpenLayers, you can keep track of
progress at [1] (updated daily). We hope to begin exporting
translations as soon as possible (however will be waiting at least a
fortnight to allow a decent number of translations to be made).


[1] http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Translating:OpenLayers/stats/trunk

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