Subject: Re: guide - czech translation
To: rudolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jan Pechanec <email@example.com>
Date: 08/26/2005 23:29:49
On Fri, 26 Aug 2005, rudolf wrote:
ahoj, jen takova otazka do diskuze - myslis ze to ma cenu?
podle me clovek, ktery ani pasivne neumi tech nekolik malo stovek
slov ze kterych se podobne manualy vytvari, do NetBSD asi nepujde. A i pokud
by sel, stoji podobni lide za tu namahu s prekladem?
myslim tim, ze clovek, ktery se neni schopen naucit ani elementarni
zaklady anglickeho jazyky na urovni zakladni skoly, ktere pro cteni manualu
vetsinou postaci, muze NetBSD spis uskodit - takovy clovek to stejne
nenainstaluje a akorat pak bude system pomlouvat, coz mu bylo umozneno tim,
ze dostal cesky navod na instalaci ;-)
> after consultation with the kind people from firstname.lastname@example.org I've started
> translation of the NetBSD guide to czech language. It's not going to be a rapid
> process, but I want to make it happen.
> So I've put a dedicated site into operation and I'm going to publish the
> translated files there:
> I'm also going to publish generated html files so please review them and let me
> know about any errors and issues.
> I can't make the html files with the charset=ISO-8859-2 head, with
> "XML_ENCODING= iso-8859-2" in Makefile I achieved only ISO-8859-1 with the
> specific czech characters in body as html entities. So the one html file
> currently published is generated without "XML_ENCODING= iso-8859-2" in Makefile
> and the charset is manually changed. What's the canonical way of generating
> different charset head here, please?
> Two remarks to existing english text:
> I have found following two sentences in the chap-intro.xml file:
> "When you install &os; you have a rich set of programs and applications that
> you can install on your system."
> "When you install &os; you don't find huge pre-packaged collections of
> I know what this should mean, but given like this it just doesn't sound
> In the chap-intro-applications section is also a todo mark:
> <!-- *** TODO *** other emulations -->
> Here definitely should be the NetBSD's capabiliy of backward compatibility.
> I've not seen very much operating systems, but I think the NetBSD's smooth way
> of upgrades makes it really different from them.
Jan Pechanec <jp (at) devnull (dot) cz>