Tag Archives: opensource

FLOSS Weekly 248: Pootle

Pootle is an online translation platform that allows your professional or community translators to easily complete localization tasks. For you it becomes easier to manage and monitor the distributed work.

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 source high on agenda at ACT Summit

Published in Tectonic Open source software is locally relevant, globally competitive and can make good business sense. That was the message from some of South Africa’s top open source pioneers at the African Computing & Telecommunications Summit in Johannesburg yesterday. Head of the CSIR Open Source Centre, Nhlanhla Mabaso, highlighted major open source initiatives on […]

Africa Source – first pan-African FOSS developers meeting

Originally published by TacticalTech.  Translate’s Thobile Mholongo and Dwayne Bailey attended the event contributing our knowledge of localisation into African languages. One outcome was a collaboration that lead to an initial Swahili spellchecker. Africa Source was the first pan-African Free and Open Source Software developers meeting, held 15th-19th March 2004 in Okahandja, Namibia. Over 60 […]