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Translating Creative Commons software

Nathan Yergler, June 29th, 2006

During the iSummit last weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, I had the
opportunity to sit down with Dwayne Bailey from the WordForge project. We discussed the tools used to
translate Creative Commons software and he assisted me in installing the
server-based tool Pootle
on our servers. Pootle is a web-based tool that allows users to collaborate on translating software through the web.

At this time I’m pleased to announce that our Pootle server,
translate.creativecommons.org, is live and open for business.
I’ve moved the ccPublisher translations I have available onto the site,
and ccHost translations will be available there as well. Some
documentation on how we’re using Pootle is available in our wiki.

If you have questions about using Pootle, about translation in general
or would like to import a translation-in-progress into Pootle, email the
cctools-i18n list.

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