Re: German Debian
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 04:00:51PM +0100, Vincent Danjean wrote:
> On 24/03/2010 14:38, Marc Haber wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Mar 2010 20:23:31 +0800, Paul Wise <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 8:06 PM, Marc Haber wrote:
> >>> Most web pages are much better translated to German than Debian's are.
> >>> Unfortunately, Debian is broken beyond repair in regard to German
> >>> language support.
> >> All of Debian or just the website?
> > Unfortunately, all of Debian. Translating technical texts from English
> > to German is controversial at its best, and the Debian translators
> > have taken my least favorite approach of eliminating all English,
> I already read translation in French (my native langage) of Debian
> Weekly News (a long time ago...) that I did not understand. I had to
> read the English text to understand the French one...
I guess you know the existence of debian-l10n-french, whose address is
displayed at the bottom of each translated page, so that you can report
any issue like mistranslation, lack of clarity, or anything you think is
Same as software, translation might be broken. If the people that notice this
brokenness don't report it to anyone, it will be kept broken.
Thanks for your future reports :)