create mozilla.dev.l10n.web newsgroup

RESOLVED FIXED

Status

mozilla.org
Discussion Forums
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major
RESOLVED FIXED
11 years ago
11 years ago

People

(Reporter: pascalc, Assigned: justdave)

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(Reporter)

Description

11 years ago
The current mozilla.dev.l10n group is 95% dedicated to product localization. 

We need a different group for website localisation coordination since the people involved in products and web localisation are often different and I expect a high volume of messages related to web localisation that could add be annoying for product localizers in mozilla.dev.l10n.
I don't see anything wrong with this. I know the existing newsgroup is pretty busy already. And there's not much danger "web" will be confused with a language code.

Gerv
Sounds good to me.

Comment 3

11 years ago
Japan supports this decision.

Comment 4

11 years ago
Chiming in here -- this will greatly help effective communications with localizers for the Firefox 2 launch as it relates to website content. Who will create this newsgroup, and when? Apologies if these are obvious questions. :-)
Reassigning to server-ops for creation.
Assignee: gerv → server-ops
OS: Linux → All
Hardware: PC → All

Updated

11 years ago
Assignee: server-ops → justdave
(Reporter)

Comment 6

11 years ago
any news on the newsgroup creation?

September is next week and many localizers will be back from holidays. We need a way to communicate with them, get centralized feedback and organize translation work.

If we can't have the newsgroup soon, I'd like to know, in this case I will setup a private mailing-list or use mozilla europe's "activemembers" mailing list as an interim solution.

Thanks.
(Reporter)

Comment 7

11 years ago
Sorry for insisting again one week later, but if we want a localized mozilla.com, a localized AMO and other niceties like translated press releases etc. for Firefox 2 launch, we need this newsgroup now and not in late September or worse...
Severity: normal → major
Mailing list has been created and admin/moderator password mailed to Pascal.  It will remain hidden until the newsgroup has been created to go with it.

Newgroup request has been submitted to Giganews and Google.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Whiteboard: waiting on Giganews/Google
This newsgroup now exists on both Giganews and Google.  The mailing list has been unhidden.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Whiteboard: waiting on Giganews/Google
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