Subject: Re: a (very) brief Guide to Translating the website into German
To: Rainer Brandt <email@example.com>
From: Martin Weber <Ephaeton@gmx.net>
Date: 01/11/2002 14:38:31
On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 08:45:51AM +0100, Rainer Brandt wrote:
> Is there an accepted way of sending bug reports other than by way of
> including diff output?
You don't even need to send diffs, just mail to our (the translaters')
Mailinglist : <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
> [Bugs & Typos]
will be fixed.
> Regarding the HTML entities (ä etc):
> See my message sent on 2001-12-04. The W3C validator definitely does
> _not_ require them. They only trigger on more conversion step on the
> client side.
Yes, okay, but I can't even type an ä everywhere where I translate,
and as the browsers implement those I personally don't see why I shouldn't
use them. I won't ask Jan to change that "rule" until I know that even
older non-european browsers display native ä's right :)
> Regarding German pronounciation rules:
> [...] Why we shouldn't choose one set
Well, imho it's a matter of consistency, I personally prefer the good
old one, but who cares; I think tho that it's fitting to use a uniform
approach to as much as possible there...
> Keep up the good work!
Thanks for the input!