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Re: Call for translations (Debian 5.0 "lenny" release notes)


On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 06:56:28PM +0200, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> sooner or later we will release Debian 5.0. When time comes.
> The release notes are far from being ready, but we need to start
> translations now. If you like to help:
> 1. Please reply to this e-mail (debian-doc list) stating your
>    interest. I will coordinate translations to prevent double
>    work.

I will coordinate the translation to french.

> 2. Inform me, if you prefer full-text translation over
>    po-file method. Default is po. Currently, only pt_BR uses
>    full-text style.
>    Inform me, if you intend to use any other encoding than UTF-8
>    and good reason why. Currently, all translation use UTF-8.

PO and UTF-8

> 8. The release notes will change a lot until release. Sometimes
>    it will be frustrating, if you just translated a paragraph
>    and the next day somebody changes or removes the paragraph
>    and your effort becomes void. Sorry in advance! Unfortunately,
>    this is inevitable. Run "svn update" at least once a day, this
>    will minimise surprises.

Do you have an idea of paragraphs not likely to be modified ?
What is the dead line for freezing the english version of release notes ?

Simon Paillard

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