[Event Report] Indic FirefoxOS L10n Sprint 2014

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Hi guys,

Blogging is the very important part of any event. That’s why after every event , I used to write one short blog with most important things what happened in that event. So now I would like to share gist of this event .

So, this was the first official l10n event which was hosted by Mozilla exclusively. Red Hat Software Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. helped to organized the Indic Firefox OS Localization Workshop, which mainly focuses on the translation of Firefox OS into 13 Indian languages – Assamese, Bengali-India, Gujarati, Kannada, Hindi, Maithili, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu as well as translation quality review and testing on Firefox OS reference devices.

In this event 2-3 members of each of the 13 Indian locales teams got the invitation for attending this event. Also 3 mozilla staffs were there – Arky , Delphine Lebédel , Peiying Mo. Also one important thing , this event could not possible without Ani and Rajesh from Redhat.

First day, after registration, participants introduced themselves. Then Arky and Delphine gave short introduction about Firefox OS: Road plan. After tea break, Localization testing given by Delphine which is really very fantastic. Before lunch, Rajesh demonstrate some idea about Glossary, Terminology, Style Guide of Fuel which is really very essential for good translation.

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In next half, we have started with full fledged Localization Sprint / QA Testing. Bengali-India , Maithili had done their localization. So we started with QA testing and other team were focusing to complete the translation.

At the end of the day, stats of the event is below

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First day at night, we had dinner at Barbeque Nation, Amanora Park Town. Food was awesome. First day was really productive.

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At the second day, we again started with Localization Sprint / QA Testing. Delphine gave 13 flame phones to 13 team leaders.

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Then followed by Round table Discussion: Firefox OS L10N: Challenges and Opportunities. After tea break going forward with Future Community Event Plans. At last, feedback was collected from the participants.

Final report is here

IMG_2051Special kudos to Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Maithili, Punjabi, Tamil teams for completing the translations 100% and rest of the languages who are nearing completion. Also we have to keep an eye on your language even if you are 100% completed, as the string freeze is on June 20th and you might have updates coming in till then. We got massive contribution from all the teams with in 2 days.

After that we took a group pic ……..

finalLast day , we took our food at Barleyz in pune.

A special thanks to Chris and Mozilla for all the support and assistance provided for the event.

We are really looking forward some more and more events like this in India. We really enjoyed in this event. I am feeling great to be a part of this event.

The event has own huge success . You can find all tweets here bit.ly/1kkRwtU

Some important informations are in this link .

All Photos : on.fb.me/1hNEdYF

I hope every one likes this blog after reading it 😀 😉

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