[Translators-l] SVG translation: qqq useful?

Siebrand Mazeland s.mazeland at xs4all.nl
Fri Jun 22 14:12:19 UTC 2012

I thinking it may be important to have, and increase translation quality. Graphics and illustrations often contain abbreviations and such. It may be a Good Thing (tm) if those things can be annotated. The same goes for jargon, colloquialisms, and the likes.

Siebrand Mazeland

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Op 22 jun. 2012 om 15:23 heeft Harry Burt <jarry1250 at gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:

> Hey all.
> As many of you already know, this summer I'm working on a project to
> enable SVG translation via a layer on top of the Translate extension.
> This is my proposed translation page [1]. Imagine the "message
> definition" box in fact reads "Quantity of butter produced" and the
> thumbnail image displays "Lorem ipsum dolor amet" where "Quantity of
> butter produced" is displayed at the moment.
> As you will notice, there is no space devoted to displaying
> qqq-message-documentation; I removed it on the grounds that it
> clutters the interface, for minimal benefit (you can see a thumbnail
> of the image which would include the message definition string, and I
> could have the image zoom when you click on it too, perhaps, in case
> it was a detailed map or whatever).
> Nevertheless, I am not a translator, so I'm interested in what real
> translators think :)
> Regards,
> Harry
> --
> Harry Burt
> GSoC student
> [1] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:TranslateSvg_preliminary_design_1.png
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