[Centos-docs] Some Spanish Translation

Thu Sep 28 12:14:17 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Lance Davis wrote:
>> of-course, if we had thought about this earlier, we could have had an 
>> /en/ default, which would have worked out really nicely, and fit the 
>> master scheme of things
> Cant that still be changed ??

we could.. but we'd loose all the google-foo and everyone who has links 
into the wiki would then be dead!

>> One thing that would work well in this case, is if someone was to goto 
>> a page at wiki.centos.org/es/SomePage/ and find that the page does not 
>> exist, it should be possible to put in a message that says "this page 
>> does not exist, its not been translated into Spanish as yet, please 
>> check the main page at wiki.centos.org/SomePage/
> via errordocument 404 or inside the wiki ?? 

inside the wiki, the moin api is quite rich.

>> BUT, the issue that comes up in that case is - what happens when 
>> content is created in /es/ namespace, which does not have a /en/ 
>> translation ?
> Cant we just have a selector dropdown on the front page for language, 
> and then set a cookie or something ??

the issue is that happens when someone goes to a page in their language 
section which only exists in English ? should we just say - no page, or 
should we point them at the other page where they might be able to get 
the info they need.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq