[Foundation-l] Translations fundraising.wikimedia.org
gary.kirk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 13:16:57 UTC 2006
Sorry, to add to that, I asked somebody what they thought and that
person suggested sending an email here. So I am.
On 12/22/06, Gary Kirk <gary.kirk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I only joined this list today, so I don't know context of previous
> discussions, but when I read in Wikizine Anthere's appeal, I wondered
> where it was people wanting to help were supposed to do so, as it
> seemed to all be on wikimediafoundation.org.
> On 12/22/06, Brianna Laugher <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 22/12/06, Sam Korn <smoddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > [reorganising thread for readability]
> > > Well, from my experience with translating to and from Latin, Greek,
> > > French and German, a good dictionary will contain notes on usage that
> > > should suffice here.
> > These are all Indo-European languages. Translating across language
> > families which are less likely to share common cultural assumptions
> > and practices can be far more problematic I imagine.
> > cheers,
> > Brianna
> > user:pfctdayelise
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> Gary Kirk
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