Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Wed Jun 20 19:32:45 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 03:15:59PM -0400, Christopher Blizzard wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 11:22 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> Right!  So here's another question for you: how do we make things
> easier?  And I don't mean just getting the model right (i.e. DVCS as a
> mechanism) but also keeping things super-easy to use?
> Here's a completely crazy idea: do an "online" translation activity that
> uses google gears on the backend that lets people do their work offline
> and then can sync up when it's done?  That way anyone on
> linux/windows/mac can participate and they can get hooked directly up to
> web services we have in place?
> That's outside of our comfort zone, but it's not completely crazy.  Our
> work has to be about enabling people so that working with us and the
> rest of the open source community is easy easy easy.

It's far from completely crazy.  Ubuntu's got a program whereby, when
running an app, you can click "I want to re-translate this string, or
this page" and up pops their translation tool / web app.

Matt Domsch
Software Architect
Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
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