[tex-live] Italian translation for the install-tl GUI [plus questions/suggestions]

Juergen Fenn juergen.fenn at GMX.DE
Tue Sep 9 21:27:31 CEST 2008

Am 09.09.2008 um 21:05 schrieb Robin Fairbairns:
> in principal we could start translating to german; in practice,  
> there's
> none of us who could do the job who have any significant spare time  
> (to
> translate, you need to have the source language as second language,  
> the
> destination language as mother tongue).

That's exactly the point. :-( When I started working on the Topic  
Index I realised how much work goes into maintaining the Catalogue...  
If we started translating every entry in the Catalogue into German we  
would be busy for quite a while... I think this time is better spent  
otherwise as the number of contributors is rather small, after all...

> apart from all of which, i don't know how we would represent a
> multilingual catalogue.

We could do it similar to what Wikipedia does, e.g.:



Each and every entry and the entire interface had to be translated...


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