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  (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).
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