Content - Collaboration - Consistency Y2011Q1 # / issue 1
More than two years on! 11 languages are with
Till now, FUEL had already organised 8 languages workshops for evaluating
terminology. Released the beta of 'Computer Translation Style and
Convention Guide for Hindi.' A lot more to do. Initiated by Red Hat, the
project got supports and contributions from several languages communities
and various organizations like CDAC GIST, Indlinux, Sarai, CDAC Chennai,
Acharya Nagarjuna University, A. N. Sinha Institute of Socail Studies,
Maithili Academy, Gujarati Lexicon, Infineon Infotech, NRCFOSS, SICSR,
Gnunify, Sahit Academy, PLUG, SMC, to name a few.
** [image: urdu]FUEL Welcomes Urdu, which is not merely a 'Jaban' but one
'Mukkamal Tahjib' as well.
The Urdu Community involved in the localization of Urdu has decided to go
with FUEL. For more details about Urdu @ FUEL please visit FUEL Urdu
[image: Tukaram]Tukaram Says*
W*ords are the only jewels I possess,
*W*ords are the only clothes I wear,
*W*ords are the only food that sustains my life,
*W*ords are the only wealth I distribute among people.
*Translated by Dilip Chitre
Contribute to FUEL:
We are continuously putting efforts to create linguistics resources required
for the localization. We need more and more languages to join this effort
and so your help is needed:
*• * <http://www.hindu.com/2011/02/03/stories/2011020362150300.htm>Add
language to FUEL - FUEL is very eager to help all type of language
irrespective of their market potential to conduct workshop and meet to
create and evaluate FUEL list. So please join our effort and make the first
strong step towards creating a standardised language desktop.
platform Database - Different translation tools on different platforms have
different ways of dealing with data provided to them. So need is to create
one database that can be used by major available tools.
content field and particularly for Indian Languages there are lack of Style
Guide. So we are now moving in that direction as well to help community to
create style guide as well. So please come forward and create one style
guide for your language.
[image: fuel malayalam]
Of late, FUEL project has organised Malayalam and Punjabi language workshop
in Kerala and Punjab respectively. Thanks to Punjabi and Malayalam Community
for organising workshops. FUEL thanks to Swathantra Malayalam
Open Source Project <http://satluj.com/>
;. In this year itself, FUEL released
the beta of Computer Translation Style and Convention Guide for
In Oct 2010, we have conducted FUEL Meet for Telugu successfully at
Our aim is to ensure the use of FUEL terminologies and for this, we are
working hard. Though we feel that already localised language have little
difficulty in implementing the list in one go due to lot of rework, so there
we are trying to push the change in phase wise. For this, we are contacting
localizers and organizations involved. By default for some languages, FUEL
is the primary glossary in Pootle and so being used where Pootle works. For
example, Libreoffice translation.
[image: virtaal] <http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/virtaal/index>
is a graphical
translation tool. It is meant to be easy to use and powerful at the same
time. The Virtaal is using FUEL terminology for Indian languages. Thanks to
the Virtaal Guys for creating such a good translation tool.
We are working to have more workshops for few languages in near future.
Chhatisgadi and Kannada communities are working on the plan. We are in the
process to arrange one meet for reviewing Hindi Style Guide as
well.Languages are archive of our culture and it would be better if we can
start making our language digitally strong enough. Particularly, open source
lack much in terms of terminology management and we would be happy if we can
get contribution towards where use of the FUEL can be increased. So please
come forward to create something so...!
**FUEL @ Press*
•* Move to standardise Malayalam terms in computer
*•* FUEL Punjabi
*•* FUEL: An initiative in language standardization via collaboration
**FUEL @ Blogs*
*•* Frequently Used Entries for Localization
*•* लीजिए पेश है अपनी तरह की पहली 'हिंदी तकनीकी अनुवाद स्टाइल
*•* कम्प्युटरसं मैथिली जोडबाक
*•* FUEL Gujarati Workshop collaborated with Red
For more press coverage and blogs please visit News &
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