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Re: Translation of the documentation

From: Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Translation of the documentation
Date: 2002-01-09 23:38:52
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On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 01:12:30PM -0500, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> 
> In general, yes.  However, until there is an evident and sustained effort
> to keep these up to date, I'm not sure if we should keep them in the main
> source tree.

Understandable.
 
> As far as DocBook sources, you put a lang="pt_br" attribute in the
> top-level element.  As far as Makefiles, there are a couple of
> possibilities, depending on what becomes of 1).

Okay, sounds good.
 
> The current license?

What is the current license? BSD? Can this translation be put under
something like the GFDL?
 
> Btw., are you sure what you are getting into?  A complete translation of
> the PG documentation is going to take an insane amount of time.  You might

Oh, I'm not doing it alone, no sir. I'm starting a project and have been
collecting volunteers to do the work with me. I'm spearheading (sp?) the
project, but now way I'll do it alone.

I have the same concerns with regards to maintainability. I won't take
this ahead unless I know we have a sufficient number of people to maintain
it.

> also be interested in doing some translation work on program messages.
> See <http://www.postgresql.org/~petere/nls.php>.

Yes, I'm very interested in that too. I'm glad to see it off the ground.

-Roberto

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