[HOT] multilingual hot.osm site
kate at maploser.com
Fri May 9 13:56:40 UTC 2014
This would be a good opportunity to switch to (HOT) for both languages. We
don't use the periods anywhere else in communications.
On 09/05/2014 9:01 AM, "Severin Menard" <severin.menard at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team [H.O.T.] applies the principles of
> open source and open data sharing for humanitarian response and economic
> I propose:
> Le Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team [H.O.T.] applique les principes de
> l'open source et du partage de la donnée libre pour la réponse humanitaire
> et le développement économique.
> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 11:21 AM, Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi Clara,
>> Thnak you again to make this happen.
>> How can I "merge" two blog posts written in the past as separated but
>> actually only in two different languages (eg nodes #205 and #206? I just
>> create a translation in #205, then copy/paste the text from #206, then
>> delete #206?
>> On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 9:37 PM, clara <clara at aktivix.org> wrote:
>>> * (Most of) the interface of hot.osm.org is now bi-lingual in English
>>> and French.
>>> * If visitors choose a language from the dropdown, articles will be
>>> shown in that language - or in the original if there is no translation.
>>> (See for example the update about CAR)
>>> * Other languages can be added if somebody translates the interface
>>> text. Any errors in the wording can be fixed easily.
>>> * The Mission Statement or pages like "About" should now be translated
>>> as well.
>>> -- For anybody who puts content on the site --
>>> I've changed the way the translation works (from node to field
>>> If you want to add a translation you still click on "translate", but
>>> fields that shouldn't be translated, for example the related project or
>>> the map for a project don't show up.
>>> If you edit the text later you'll see a link to the translations
>>> directly in the edit form so that it's easier to update original and
>>> translation in one go.
>>> You don't need to upload images for the translation, but you can replace
>>> the existing ones if they are different for different languages. You can
>>> also just translate the Alt-texts.
>>> It's also possible to translate the projects.
>>> And if there are any problems, send me a mail, catch me on IRC or file
>>> an issue on the github page.
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>>> HOT at openstreetmap.org
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