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Super Heroes of Mali

Dwayne Bailey has just returned from a trip to Mali and brings greetings from West Africa, where they have been busy localizing Mozilla Firefox. Together with Heather they will  be wrangling the localization space at Mozfest 2015. I’ve just returned from West Africa, lost my luggage, my flights were a mess and I’d forgotten how […]

ZA Tech Show 75: Babel

Published in TechCentral Special guest Dwayne Bailey from Translate.org.za, pictured above, adds his voice to the show this week, along with regulars Duncan McLeod, Brett Haggard, Simon Dingle and, later, Samantha Perry. We discuss: Translation work in software Changes in Microsoft’s Office strategy Open source Patents on XML use in document formats Microsoft and Nokia’s […]

Open Tuesday addresses document standards

Published in Tectonic This week saw Open Tuesday returning to Joburg. Nearly 20 open source enthusiasts gathered at Nino’s in Rosebank to chat over drinks and snacks, and to listen to what open source veteran Dwayne Bailey had to say. Bailey, who heads the award-winning Translate.org.za project started out on the topic of translating software. […]

Africa Connect conference localization in KDE

At the Africa Connect conference hosted at the University of Cape Town, Dwayne Bailey presented on the localisation of KOffice, the office suite of the KDE. Historic note: This was the first presentation by Translate on the need for localisation into South African languages.  At the time no software had been translated even though the […]