gNewSense translators localize user documentation into several languages. The work of the Translation Team is usually available in the gNewSense Web site or distributed with the operating system.
Joining The Team
Read the Community Guidelines.
Join the development mailing list, introduce yourself, and tell us how would you like to help.
Create an account in the Web site and add yourself to the EditorGroup. This will allow you to edit most pages.
Create an account in Savannah. Savannah is the project management system used by gNewSense developers.
All the communications between the members of the Translation Team and other gNewSense teams take place in the development mailing list and IRC.
Read the Translation Guidelines for more information.
Tasks And Bugs
gNewSense developers use Savannah as their project management system. All gNewSense development teams use the Savannah issue trackers to report and track the status of tasks and bugs related to their respective fields. This is why joining the Translation Team requires that you create an account on Savannah.
When submitting a new task or bug to the trackers, be sure to use the appropriate category for them: translation or documentation.
Glossaries. A list of translation glossaries particularly useful for translating technology projects.
Poedit. Poedit is a gettext catalog (.po file) editor to aid in the process of language localization.
Mallard. Mallard is the new XML based language to write documentation for GNOME.
docbook.org. DocBook is a schema used to structure books and other documents for computer hardware and software.