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Re: [Maposmatic-dev] Slides on i18n in MapOSMatic

From: malenki
Subject: Re: [Maposmatic-dev] Slides on i18n in MapOSMatic
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:58:39 +0100

Jeroen van Rijn wrote on Fri, 8 Nov 2013 22:47:56 +0100:

>- Slide 13: "Translators come automagically". Well, I know I came in
>response to an article on I can't speak as to how others
>discovered the project. That said, having your project on Transifex,
>GitHub, Launchpad or similar hubs, should increase the chance that
>someone comes across the software without exposure in the press (e.g.
>LWN). Thus whilst it may look like magic, the project will have to be
>visible to begin with. ;-) I wouldn't want to get people's hopes up by
>effectively saying 'If you build it, they will come', because that's
>only part of the story of course.

Though I am late I will add my two cents:
I only became translator at maposmatic because that was (and is) an 
awesome useful tool I could see sense in translating since other people
most probably would like to use it - in the language I translated to.


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