Re: kconfig .po files in kernel tree? [Was: Documentation/HOWTOtranslated into Japanese]

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Sun Jun 10 2007 - 20:14:32 EST

On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 01:59:00AM +0200, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> On Sunday 10 June 2007 20:58, Rene Herman wrote:
> > All that stuff only serves to multiply the speed at which a fixed percentage
> > of content obsoletes itself. When it's still new and shiny, sure, stuff will
> > get translated but in no time at all it'll become a fragmented mess which
> > nobody ever feels right about removing because that would be anti-social to
> > all those poor non-english speaking kernel hackers out there.
> I agree. i18n efforts won't help one iota because people just have
> to know English in order to participate in l-k development.
> They should be able to read _and_ reply_ to lkml posts,
> and read and understnd code _and_ comments_.

Kconfig is different since the target audience and the majority of users
are not kernel developers.

> vda



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