[Python-Dev] Translated Python documentation
d.f.hilliard at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 06:12:06 EST 2017
I've recently been translating the Tutorial in Greek as a side thing that
also helps me catch some doc bugs :-). So it's an obvious +1 from me.
I really like this idea and would like to see it come to fruition. I think
some issues need to be addressed first, though:
Where should these translated docs live and how does one make it clear to
users reading them that doc bugs shouldn't be submitted to the main bug
these are just two that popped in my head.
It would be great if this went forward, many people will find the path to
learning Python much much easier to walk if the documentation was written
in a language they are comfortable in.
Jim Fasarakis Hilliard
*d.f.hilliard at gmail.com <d.f.hilliard at gmail.com> | dimitrisjim.github.io
On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:02 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 February 2017 at 02:15, Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>
>> 2017-02-22 16:40 GMT+01:00 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
>> > As long as you are asking for "moral" support and not actually
>> > vouching for the accuracy of third-party translations, then +1 from me.
>> The main complain about these translations is the accuracy.
>> My bet is that making these translations "official" and more visible
>> (at docs.python.org) would make them more popular, and so indirectly
>> help to recruit new contributors. Slowly, the number of translated
>> pages should increase, but the overall translation quality should also
>> increase. That's how free software are developed, no? :-)
> +1 from me for these reasons, and those Facundo gives: we want folks to be
> able to learn at least the basics of Python *before* they learn English
> (even if learning English remains a pre-requisite for tapping into the full
> capabilities of both the language and its ecosystem).
> Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia
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