Re: On Documentation

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Ryan McDougall wrote:

> I don't believe the analogy is complete. Anyone with basic understanding
> of computers and good understanding of two languages can do l18n, but in
> many cases proper documentation requires a far deeper understanding of
> the what program does and how; understanding that only the developer may

With all due respect, I think you're underestimating the difficulties
involved with localizing and translations.

The fact that the GTP is much bigger than the GDP in terms of number of
contributors in my eyes has more to do with the maturity/ease of use of
the tools and techniques involved.


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