[WG: I18N & L10N] Internationalization Workgroup

Jean-Francois Leveque jean-francois.leveque at upmc.fr
Thu Mar 7 05:03:44 PST 2013

I'm afraid I don't know if there's already an Apereo infrastructure for

If there's none yet, we could either use the Sakai or the Jasig


On 07/03/2013 12:38, Shoji Kajita wrote:
> Hi Jean-Francois,
> Sounds good!
> Do you know how we can start an Apereo i18n list?
> Shoji
> At Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:27:50 +0100,
> Jean-Francois Leveque wrote:
>> Hi Shoji,
>> On 06/03/2013 13:35, Shoji Kajita wrote:
>>> Hi Jean-Francois,
>>> At Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:22:23 +0100,
>>> Jean-Francois Leveque wrote:
>>>> Yesterday I've submitted for 2013 Apereo conference both a Sakai CLE
>>>> i18n presentation and an Apereo i18n BoF. I know how to reach CLE and
>>>> OAE people involved in i18n. I already have a few contacts with other
>>>> people involved in Apereo i18n, but help is welcome.
>>> Benn Oshrin and I have proposed the following session for Apereio I18n:
>>> "Looking Back and Looking Forward: Twenty Years of
>>> Internationalization of Apereo Projects"
>>> This panel session will envision the future of internationalization
>>> (I18n) of the Apereo Projects, in the context of the work accomplished
>>> over the last decade as Jasig and Sakai. To date, I18n activities have
>>> not been well coordinated across the Jasig and Sakai projects, and as
>>> a result it is harder for each project to leverage the best practices
>>> developed by the others.  The merger of the Jasig and Sakai
>>> communities provides an opportunity to consolidate I18n resources and
>>> best practices into a common community of practice for cost-effective
>>> activities that promote the international adoption of Apereo
>>> software. This panel will invite representatives from various Jasig
>>> and Sakai projects to discuss the current state of I18n, and what
>>> needs to be done to construct a common I18n foundation for the Apereo
>>> Community.
>>> I definitely believe that we should ask you to join the panelist as the representative of Sakai CLE I18n.
>>> Or should we discuss to consolidate our proposals into one or two?
>>> Please let me know,
>>> よろしくお願いします.
>>> Shoji
>> I would gladly participate as a panelist.
>> My purpose when submitting a BoF was to get people to discuss, share and
>> find ways we could work together in a relaxed manner.
>> My personal experience is that panel session are somehow intimidating.
>> I think the BoF could be useful if it happens after the panel.
>> I'm ready to discuss this with you, Benn and other representatives or
>> key people from other projects in the Apereo community.
>> We still have time before the conference to get members of the Apereo
>> community that are involved in i18n to start discussing how we could
>> work together.
>> Maybe starting an Apereo i18n mailing list would help.
>> Cheers,
>> J-F

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