Translations Community Learning Content

Registered by David Planella on 2010-04-01

Provide a rich set of content to showcase how easy it its to start contributing to translations and lower the entry barrier to new translators

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
High
Drafter:
David Planella
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
David Planella
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-10.10
Started by
David Planella on 2011-05-17
Completed by
David Planella on 2011-05-17

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Work items for maverick-alpha-2:
[dpm] Write a Getting Started Booklet for Ubuntu translators: DONE
[dpm] Get in touch with the Ubuntu Manual team to review the documentation and help producing a Getting Started with Translations booklet: DONE
[dpm] Investigate the best tools for creating screencasts: DONE

Work items for maverick-alpha-3:
[dpm] Review and simplify the existing documentation on contributing to translations, in particular the main Translations page: DONE
[dpm] Contact the docs team to see if it would make sense to add a document on how to contribute to Ubuntu translations in ubuntu-docs: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-10.10:
[dpm] Create a series of screencasts on how to get started with Ubuntu Translations, covering the topics discussed in the session notes below: INPROGRESS
[dpm] Publish the screencasts on getting started with Ubuntu translations: TODO

Status:

* Ubuntu Translations Quickstart Guide in docbook format available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu-translations-quickstart

Session notes:

* Provide content to ease the entry barrier to new translators. This could include:
* Series of screencasts on how to quickstart the Ubuntu translations experience. These could then be reused by translation teams by modifying the soundtrack and translating it to their languages.
* A Getting Started guide in the wiki, translated into many languages
* A document in ubuntu-docs on how to start translating Ubuntu
* Review and simplify the existing documentation on contributing to translations, in particular the main Translations page

help.launchpad.net

Discoverability:
 * Guide can be discovered from LP
 * ubuntu

Screencasts
* Creating an account
* Getting in touch with a translation team
* Translatable templates (how to use untranslated)
* Explanation of the +translate page
* Explanation of the statistics
* Translate / submit suggestions

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Work Items