[Doc-SIG] Question for Simplified Chinese translation

Zephyr Waitzman i at wi24rd.ml
Mon Jul 2 09:43:22 EDT 2018

Hello, everyone.

I'm glad to join this list today, and I'm interested in translating the
docmentation into Simplified Chinese.

I look through some information about how to work with you [1][2].

I read just a little history mail list message like this [3], and
congratulation to zh-tw group's effort, and I think the Simplified Chinese
version should use zh-cn tag, because of the existing naming convention.

>From historic talk I see Xiang Zhang[4] doesn't have free time, however, I
want to konw more about the current state about zh-cn, is everyone can help
me?Another question is how dose transifex's [7] Chinese process work?

[10] is a talk from python-cn's googlegroups about zh-cn's translation,
where someone say that his application for transifex doesn't receive

My idea including:
1. Use some library such as opencc[5] to interact zh-tw with zh-cn, and use
zhwiki's regional word convertor [6] to combinate Chinese translation.
2. Base some works like [8](for tutorial part) [9](which is synced with

BTW, I think I can be the coordinator with the responsibilty, and I wish
there is someone can mentor me, and I'm a novice, if there is any problem,
please pick up.

Maybe, I don't have much free time in these 20 days for the preparation of
final exam, but later, I will have much time for such work during my

[1] https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0545/
[2] https://mdk.fr/blog/python-documentation-translation.html
[3] https://mail.python.org/pipermail/doc-sig/2018-June/004041.html
[4] https://bugs.python.org/user21530
[5] https://github.com/BYVoid/OpenCC
[6] https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%A8%A1%E5%9D%97:CGroup/IT
[7] https://www.transifex.com/python-doc/public/
[8] https://github.com/sixu05202004/pythontutorial3
[9] https://github.com/zhsj/python-docs-zh-cn
[10] https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/python-cn/8H4qhhI6khw
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