From:  Lawrence Kisuuki <lkisuuki@mozilla-uganda.org>
Date:  10 Jul 2013 05:15:17 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: community-africa Digest, Vol 8, Issue 1

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Not bad Steve. Actually that number is fair, considering people here in
Africa haven't properly wrapped their heads around localizations yet, congs
on Firefox Swahili.... :) We have localizations for some pages in Swahili,
we could collaborate on that later.

Cheers.


*Regards,

*
*Lawrence
*
*Community Manager
*
*Mozilla Uganda| Newslibre.com| Innovware*


On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 10:00 PM,  wrote:

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> Hey all,
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> If you are a Firefox student Ambassador or interested in becoming one, join
> us this Wednesday at our Mentor Office Hours for updates and any questions
> you may have about the program and Mozilla in general. More details on
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> From: Stephen Wanjau 
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> Subject: L10n Meet-up Debrief
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> Habari!
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> I hope you are all well.
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> The 2nd L10n meet up was held on 7th July at Naked Pizza. There were 7
> attendees. We focused on having more reviewers in the Swahili locale to
> expedite the translation process with the hope that a Firefox Swahili can
> be shipped sooner than later. We also learnt about profiling which allows
> users to run more than one installation of Firefox. This is a handy
> technique when testing the Aurora version of the Firefox in Swahili.
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> It was also noted that the Swahili version of Firefox ought to have more
> users and downloads so that it can move to the next cycles i.e. beta and
> shipping versions of Firefox. To get more users, it was deliberated that
> the links to the Swahili Aurora download be inserted on our website and
> social media channels.
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> It was also noted that, the l10ners should leave the Keyboard keys as they
> are in English since there is no Swahili Key board. There was also need to
> ensure the translations adhered to grammar. Some words that were found to
> be longer than usual shall be enumerated on the etherpad at [1] under tough
> words for further discussion. Arky also introduced us to Craft Silicon
> foundation an NGO which runs several programs which we can leverage on to
> further our mission and vision and more so there?s too. They have a bus
> fitted with computers which are powered by solar panels and we thought a
> web maker event would be great for such an audience.
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> I hope I have captured everything that transpired at the meet-up, in case I
> missed something please add.
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> All in all it was a great meet-up although I must say it was the least
> attended L10n meet-up of all time :(
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> Best wishes,
> Stephen
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> 1.    https://etherpad.mozilla.org/nairobi-l10n-meeting
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