[Translators-l] TranslateSvg: opinionated people needed

Gerard Meijssen gmeijssen at wikimedia.org
Wed Apr 25 11:14:14 UTC 2012

There are two issues that you will want to address:

   - different scripts
   - different directions

Both will provide you with fun and games but they are what makes for a
successful project.



On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Harry Burt <jarry1250 at gmail.com> wrote:

> [cross-posted to mediawiki-i18n at lists.wikimedia.org,
> translators-l at lists.wikimedia.org]
> Hey all.
> If you haven't come across me before, I'm Harry (better known in many
> quarters by my pseudonym Jarry1250) and I was recently awarded a place on
> this year's Google Summer of Code to work on a project called TranslateSvg.
> Hello :)
> In a nutshell, TranslateSvg is all about providing an interface that
> allows Wikimedia Commons users to translate SVG images on the spot and
> without fuss.
> As part of that remit, I'm now seeking out those among the community who
> have direct experience of translation of one sort or another and who might
> like to help influence the design of TranslateSvg (both in terms of
> interface design and workflow requirements).
> Particularly super-useful would be to someone willing to try out interface
> designs in the RTL variants, or using non-Latin scripts.
> Thanks and much respect for all the hard translation/i18n work that goes
> on to make MediaWiki a world class piece of software.
> Harry
> --
> Harry Burt (User:Jarry1250)
> GSoC 2012 participant
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