[ZOO-PSC] [ZOO-Discuss] Translation

nicolas bozon nicolas.bozon at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 22:04:43 PDT 2013

Hello István,

Thank you for your interest in ZOO-Project and for proposing your help for

A few pointers that other documentation comitee members and comitters may

- The ZOO docs were created using Sphinx, so you'll have to edit and create
.rst files probably.
Some instructions are available here:

- New languages are most welcome, and i think ZOO-PSC would be happy to
grant you svn access so it would be easier for you to contribute.

- There is also a french translation available, kindly contributed by
Thomas two years ago:

- IMHO, for new languages,
http://zoo-project.org/docs/kernel/index.html#kernel ,
would be a good start.

- ZOO-Workhops are included into docs and can be also translated, as they
are good starting points for new comers.

Hope it helps

Any other thoughts ?



2013/8/12 Daniel Kastl <daniel at georepublic.de>

> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 9:25 PM, István Szőcs <borohoro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm starting this thread because Gerald suggested we should discuss the
>> translation on the mailing list.
>> So, I'm waiting for your instructions where should we start and what to
>> translate first.
> The pgRouting project has just started to manage translations of the
> documentation using Sphinx + gettext + Transifex.
> We're still learning, but it seems to work quite well, because there are
> convenient tools to pull and push changes to/from Transifex:
> The translation site: https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/pgrouting/
> A few scripts:
> https://github.com/pgRouting/pgrouting/tree/develop/tools/transifex
> Why we chose Transifex (the service itself is free for open source
> projects and offers paid plans for others):
>    - Other OSGeo projects use it, too.
>    - There was good documentation how to use it with Sphinx
>    - Transifex seems to be user-friendly enough for non-programmers
>    - Transifex is actually open source and can be deployed on your own
>    server (if you enjoy server maintenance ;-)
> I invite you to try it out, if you want to translate a few text strings.
> Daniel
> --
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