[MPlayer-dev-eng] Russian translations.
diego at biurrun.de
Thu Dec 12 05:59:56 CET 2002
Daniel A. Nagy writes:
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 11:57:38PM +0000, lumag at qnc.ru wrote:
> > Hello!
> > Some weeks/months ago there was a russian translations of Mplayer DOCS.
> > Now they aren't in the repository. I'm interesting: is somebody
> > maintaining/translating them now?
> > If "Yes", could I help? If "No", could I try to update them (if such DOCS
> > exists somewhere)? Or to write new ones?
> My fault. At a weak moment of mine, I promised to do a major overhaul of the
> Russian documentation, basically a retranslation from the English an the
> Hungarian versions. Unfortunately, I could never allocate enough time to
> actually do it. I guess, a good idea would be to split up the documentation
> and work on it separately, as the whole thing is just too much for one
> person (for me, anyway).
> I feel rather ashamed, but I think, we could give it a try together. FYI: My
> native language is Russian, I speak Hungarian at a native level (having
> lived 10+ years in Hungary) and this is my fourth year in an
> English-speaking environment. However, I am not quite up to date with the
> Russian technical terminology (working hard to keep up, though), so I guess,
> I can provide more or less authentic judgement as for what the authors meant
> when they wrote this or that in Engish and/or in Hungarian, but I might not
> on top of things as to how to put it in Russian. If we take on the task, I
> propose that we correspond in Russian with one another.
Use the English version as the master document. No need to feel
ashamed, translating the docs and keeping them up to date is quite a
task. If you share the workload the end result will probably be
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