[PC-BSD Translations] Philippines language translation

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Tue May 15 18:14:41 PDT 2012


Thanks Tigersharke!
I hope I can find others to translate together in our dialect.
Because I see the handbook translated in Indonesian which is my neighboring
country's language.
I was very that the handbook was translated to indonesian. I hope the
indonesian translator will succeed translating PC-BSD and the website

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 12:03 AM, Curt Dox <tigersharke at gmail.com> wrote:

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>
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:22 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello, Im Claive Alvin Acedilla
>> Is there a translation of PC-BSD for a language in Philippines?
>> I want to help translating PC-BSD in Cebuano.
>> It is a dialect not a language in central and southern Philippines but
>> spoken by 25 million people.
>> The dialect is not the same with the English language which is a rich
>> language but I try my best and get resources to translate.
>>
>> If there is somebody also knows the Filipino language (mostly Tagalog),
>> please help translate PC-BSD to the Filipino language.
>>
>> What if I am not able to translate a technical word where my dialect is
>> not able to translate, what will I do?
>>
>>
> Hello.. I wish you success with your endeavor to translate the
> documentation and/or text within the OS. As for your possible challenge as
> mentioned above,  I suppose you have a few options:
>
>    1. Leave those technical word(s) untranslated.
>    2. Translate those technical word(s) to the main language that the
>    dialect is born from.
>    3. Find others to help you who may know the dialect better or assist
>    with such decisions.
>
> Even without difficulties, I would suggest sharing the translation work
> with others.. it should speed the process.
>
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