Subject: Re: Translated manual pages
To: Bang Jun-Young <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2002 09:55:31
Bang Jun-Young <> writes:
> In Korea, a lot of technical books are poorly translated by people who
> don't have a good knowledge on the subject, and even Korean grammar.
> I regretted that I bought such books quite a number of times, so these days
> I no longer read or buy translated books. I also have heard a lot of people
> complained of poor quality of translated books. The same thing could happen
> with translated manpages, if they were not thoroughly proofread by
> developers (and other translators in the team).

However, unlike, say, translated books, when you find a problem in
mistranslated man pages on NetBSD you can just commit a fix! :)

Perry E. Metzger