Archive | August, 2008

Decathlon to translate multimedia tools

Published in Tectonic Speakers of Hindi and Tagalog will soon benefit from the work of a project called Decathlon which is translating multimedia software into these languages. Other languages from the Indian and Far Eastern subcontinent, such as Bengali, Nepali, Pashto, Burmese and Tetum, may also benefit from this venture. Organised by African localisation organisation […]

Ugandan students translate Firefox

Published in Tectonic Students and linguists from Makerere University have translated the open source web browser, Mozilla Firefox, into Luganda at a Translate@thon held on the campus in Kampala, Uganda last week. The two-day gathering brought together almost 200 students and allowed them to make a practical contribution to their languageā€™s presence in the digital […]