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Localisation Camp/2 Pune 20,21 March 2010

Date: 20, 21 March 2010

Venue: Red Hat Office, Tower 10, Cyber City, Magarpatta City, Hadapsar

A Localisation camp is a place for introducing new people to localisation tools, processes and communities. It is also a place for inviting feedback from wide spectrum of people to improve existing translations. And a place to meet up and interact with other members of the community.

This camp is organised by Swathanthra Malayalam Computing, Uncode (Lokayat Free Software Initiative) and CoEP's Free Software Users Group. Venue provided by Red Hat.

Contents

Press Release

For more details contact Praveen Arimbrathodiyil +91 9561745712, Rishikesh Yeolekar +91 9423507864, Abhijit A.M. +91 9422308125

Notes

  • We are limiting attendance to 25 persons on a first come first serve basis.
  • Lunch and tea will be provided at the venue.
  • Participants to come with 2 or 4 GB USB sticks, can go back with a L10n-ised spin of F12 in a locale of their choice.

Agenda

Prerequisites

Saturday 20th

  • 9am to 10 am - Registration/Introductions
  • 10 am to 11 am - Interactive Session on Free Software
  • 11 am to 12 pm - Enabling Applications for Localisation (Internationalisation or i18n) and key software components enabling a localised desktop experience (Unicode standard, Fonts, rendering engine or displaying Indic/complex text, locale, gettext ... ) - Naveen Kumar, Red Hat
  • 12 pm to 1 pm - Introducing Input methods (hands on) - Naveen Kumar, Red Hat
  • lunch break
  • 2 pm to 3 pm - Localisation process and tools (where to get po files, editing PO files, tools available like kbabel, lokalize, transifex, pootle etc, review and submission process for various languages) - Ankit Patel, Red Hat
  • 3 pm to 5 pm - Getting hands dirty with translations

Sunday 21st

  • 9 am to 10 am - Other aspects of local language computing - discussion - (text to speech, speech recognition, optical character recognision/handwriting recognision, rendering issues, Indic calendars with holidays, ascii to unicode conversion ...) - Naveen Kumar, Red Hat
  • 10 am to 12 pm - Reviewing existing translations/discussing issues with regards to translations
  • 12 pm to 1 pm - Translation tidbits - Runa Bhattacharjee, Red Hat
  • 2 pm to 3 pm - Getting hands dirty with translations
  • lunch break
  • 3 pm to 4 pm - Closing discussion/feedback/todo/roadmap/future sessions/online participation

Coordinators

  1. Praveen A - Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (laptop=yes)
  2. Ani Peter - Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (laptop=yes)
  3. Naveen Kumar - Red Hat (laptop=yes)
  4. Ankit Patel - Red Hat (laptop=yes)
  5. Runa Bhattacharjee - Red Hat / Ankur (laptop=yes)
  6. Rajesh Ranjan - Red Hat (laptop=yes)
  7. G Karunakar - IndLinux (laptop=yes)
  8. Pavithran S - kdetelugu (laptop=yes)

Participants

Please register for the event here (just add your name, organisation/institution and tell us if you are bringing your own laptop). Optionally add your contact number (if you feel OK to share on a public wiki page) or send your contact number to pravi dot a plus l10n dot camp at gmail dot com (dot is '.', plus is '+', at is '@').

  1. Labeeb M - Swathanthra Malayalam Computing
  2. Nabeel P.M - MIT, Hadapsar (laptop=yes)
  3. Abhijit A M - Uncode
  4. Rishikesh Y - Uncode
  5. Rushal - Tech Mahindra
  6. Dnyaneshwar Dewadkar- COEP
  7. Gautam Akiwate - CoEP
  8. Ashwin Tumma - CoEP
  9. Swapnil Kulkarni - CoEP
  10. Mihir Kulkarni - CoEP
  11. Sourabh Dige - CoEP
  12. Amler Vipul - Uncode
  13. Aditya Raman - AppliedEye Pune
  14. Ajay Garg - Lokayat
  15. Aditya N - Lokayat
  16. Parag Pandit - Uncode
  17. Swapnil - MIT
  18. Rajiv Joshi - Lokayat
  19. Yogesh - Uncode
  20. Suchakrapani Datt Sharma - COEP
  21. Tanushri Chakravorty - COEP

Just 4 slots open because of cancellation. You can give your name below if you would like to be notified about future events.

Interested in Future Events

If the registration is closed and/or you cannot come on the proposed dates, you can give your name and contact details here. We will contact you for any future events.

  1. Sameer Shaikh, sameera dot cmc at gmail dot com
  2. Ankit Dangi, dangiankit at gmail dot com
  3. Sana Khan, sanakhan2011 at gmail dot com
  4. <Name>, <email>