[OSM-talk] Request for translations of the upcoming new welcome page
penorman at mac.com
Tue Aug 13 21:15:07 UTC 2013
Just a couple of notes that might anticipate some questions.
> From: Kai Krueger [mailto:kakrueger at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 1:50 PM
> Subject: [OSM-talk] Request for translations of the upcoming new welcome
> As the current translatewiki based system  is not setup to elicit
> translations from pre-merge strings, it is unfortunately necessary to do
> this outside of the normal translation system.
The EWG is trying to figure out how to handle getting translations of new
features in a better way and will be discussing this at our next meeting.
> The best way to do this is probably to fork the relevant source code on
> github ( https://github.com/osmlab/openstreetmap-website/ in the
> welcome-2 branch), and then edit your local language translation file.
If you are able to do a complete translation of the welcome_page section
but aren't comfortable with git, github, and making pull requests against
a specific branch, I'm sure someone can take your translation and do the
request for you.
> The English reference file is
> The main section that needs translating is the "welcome_page:" section.
An exact link is
Also, it's been open for a month and sent out to the talk@ list for
comment a couple of times, but the link to the github issue for general
discussion about welcome page issues is
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