[Doc-SIG] Python Docs' Translation
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Wed, 7 Jun 2000 09:35:06 -0400 (EDT)
Luca Manini writes:
> I'm studing Python in my spare time and I think I can try to translate
> some docs from English to Italian, may be starting with the Library
> Reference and the very interesting Extending and Embedding stuff.
(Please also see my response to Greg Ward's message on this thread.)
> If I understand well, the original source is LaTeX (with some ad-hoc
> macros). I'm quite fluent in LaTeX so this would be easy to work with.
> The questions are: is there a coordinator for this kind of effort,
> where should I get the sources from, where should I put the translated
The sources are indeed in LaTeX, and we intend to convert them to
SGML or XML later this year. The markup largely consists of the LaTeX
sectioning and list-like environments and some inline markups, and a
large amount of specialized markup (the "ad-hoc" markup you mention).
The Python-specific markup is mostly documented in "Documenting
Python", available at:
I should have more time to answer questions in a couple of days, and
will be glad to do so. Thanks for your interest in helping out with
the documentation efforts!
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member