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To: Flammie Pirinen <flammie@...>
From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Finnish translator status
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 11:15:06 +0200
Flammie Pirinen wrote:
> I'm sorry if I have missed something, but is there something specific I 
> should be doing now to get things progressing, apart from qa-checking 
> and bugzillaing rest of the important document translations? I haven't 
> received any info from anyone so I was just wondering if my over active 
> spam filtering or something similar made me miss something important.
> 
> And about the quiz answers, the reason they were a bit brief is that I 
> couldn't quite motivate myself as to why a documentation translator 
> would need to have solid knowledge about ebuild development mechanics. I 
> mostly just answered what I had learned from translating the handbooks 
> and by experience within few years.
> 

Hi Flammie,

devrel should contact you to set up your account.
You're right about the quiz being useless at assessing whether a doc 
translator would be up to the task but a Lead/Follow-up Translator is also a 
Doc Dev and a Gentoo Dev and it is fair to expect any dev has a minimum of 
knowledge about Gentoo.
I trust the devrel team take the position asked into account when assessing a 
candidate's answers to the quiz.
Considering you won't be able to screw up portage, I hope it won't take too 
long to set you up.

FWIW, I was quite happy with the answers you sent to recruiters@g.o
Given the contacts we've had on IRC and the translations you have already 
submitted on b.g.o, I am quite confident you'll do a good job and your 
mentorship period should not last too long, depending on your activity of course.


With kind regards,
-- 
/  Xavier Neys
\_ Gentoo Documentation Project
/  French & Internationalisation Lead
\  http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en
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