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Meeting Details

  • 9:00am Pacific, 12:00pm Eastern
  • 650-903-0800 x91 Conf# 206 (US/INTL)
  • irc.mozilla.org #l10n-drivers for backchannel


  • AMO/Language packs - progress update
  • Comm Dev
    • Moz24 update
    • other news
  • Fx3 prep
    • reactions
    • triage process
  • Other


Wil, Pascal, Tim, Alix, Mic, Seth

Draft Notes


  • identify dialogs menus, audio files
  • talks about different approaches, linguistic aspects
  • way they look at testing is interesting
  • can get them to talk to us about it
  • f/u w Axel


  • way we localize extensions - discussion went no where
    • Wil needs clarification on what are we trying to achieve

ACTION: need milestone

  • Issues on rendering, low risk of Mac usage, (Mac not in India)

ACTION: seth validate

  • Provide all.html edits for language packs and give to Slater and let him manage resources; ACTION: mic

Comm dev

  • Moz24 - awesome, shaver wanted to show support internationally, part of responsibility ws to set up track on accessibility, Tokyo, felt very global, started 9pm tokyo, 2 hours of qa
  • outcomes - accessibility team that got together felt lots of energy around participating, presentations created for sessions are evergreen so we can use going forward, use videos for next convention in March (Tim will use that)
  • loop in India group
  • didn't sleep for 2-3 days
  • presentation on localization - how to start from scratch, how to start building community, send message looking for localizers
  • good press coverage
  • frenchmozilla.org become npo, build localization tool to help all localizers, early stages, what could they do, see if they could help finance creation of such a tool. Developer (xul mockups), specifications, possible in short term, will start next month. Paul Rouget
  • focus to find tool with ongoing ability to be used and universal, Seth has budget to spend against


  • student team from India: creative marketing and research (ACTION: mic suggest they do research by language, Seth to follow up with Team 21)
  • project day, open source conference in India. Axel and Tim (if possible) and 1 or 2 others. in December. long part of day for localization. takes place in Bangalore. objective people in room to become the community group in Mozilla. to lead contributors through day. launch pad for community to become more organized. remain on Indian mailing list.

ACTION: next week discussion

  • have organization do a locale shouldn't really hold back

ACTON: Mic to check Axel MozEurope

  • formalize what going to do over next 2 years. will have impact on Comm Dev in Europe. will have to discuss Tristan/Axel


reactions: more response action: next week discuss plan to address this