Subject: Re: Guide translations (call for volunteers)
To: Daniel de Kok <>
From: Zafer Aydogan <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 01/05/2007 20:55:50
I can do some german translations in my spare time.
What do I need to do ? Are any  guidelines ?


2007/1/5, Daniel de Kok <>:
> Hi all,
> As some may have noted, we have disabled the links to all translations
> of the Guide. The link to the Chinese Guide gave a 404. The Dutch,
> French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Portugese (Brazilian) guides
> are all too far behind the English version, and are not adequate for
> recent versions of NetBSD.
> I have sent an e-mail to the team leaders and/or translators for these
> guides to get a status update, and possibly the translation sources
> if their effort stalled.
> We recognize that translations of the Guide, and other material,
> are important for the success of NetBSD in countries that do not have
> English as their native language. So, we are actively looking for
> people who would like to revive these translations of the Guide.
> Please let us know if you are interested in contributing to one
> of these translations (or possibly new ones). You could also try
> to contact the translation team for your language, by sending an
> e-mail to one of the language-specific netbsd-docs-* lists.
> If a translation of the Guide is on par with the English Guide, and
> checked by some proofreaders, we would be happy re-enable the link
> to that translation.
> Thanks,
> Daniel de Kok