India/Indic FirefoxOS L10n Sprint 2014

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Indic FirefoxOS L10n Sprint 2014
Pune, 7-8 June 2014


An invitation only event hosted by Mozilla Community in India with active and core contributors to Mozilla L10n for 13 Indian languages - Assamese, Bengali-India, Gujarati, Kannada, Hindi, Maithili, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.

Red Hat Software Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. will host the Indic Firefox OS Localization Workshop, which will focus on the translation of Firefox OS into the major Indic languages, as well as translation quality review and testing on Firefox OS reference devices. This is the first Mozilla organized exclusive event for L10n.


The event brings 2-3 members of each of the 13 Indian locales teams.

Staff Participants:

  • Arky
  • Peiying Mo
  • Delphine Lebédel


June 6, Friday | Indic Firefox OS Sprint


7:30 pm TGIF, Seasons Mall, Pune (Directions)

June 7, Saturday | Indic Firefox OS Sprint

  • 09:30 - 10:00 -----> Registration
  • 10:00 - 10:30 -----> Participation Introductions
  • 10:30 - 11:15 -----> Firefox OS: Road plan (Arky, Delphine)
      11:15 - 11:30 TEA BREAK 
  • 11:30 - 12:30 -----> Firefox OS: Testing Localization (Delphine)
  • 12:30 - 13:00 -----> Glossary, Terminology, Style Guide (Rajesh)
      13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH 
  • 14:00 - 15:30 -----> Localization Sprint / QA Testing
      15:30 - 15:45 TEA BREAK 
  • 15:45 - 18:00 -----> Localization Sprint / QA Testing
      19:00 - 22:30 DINNER @ Barbeque Nation, Amanora Park Town 

June 8, Sunday | Indic Firefox OS Sprint

  • 09:30 - 11:00 -----> Localization Sprint / QA Testing
      11:00 - 11:15 TEA BREAK 
  • 11:15 - 13:00 -----> Localization Sprint / QA Testing
      13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH 
  • 14:00 - 15:00 -----> Round table Discussion: Firefox OS L10N: Challenges and Opportunities
      15:00 - 15:15 TEA BREAK 
  • 15:15 - 15:30 -----> Going forward: Future Community Event Plans
  • 15:30 - 16:30 -----> Wrap up: Show and Tell/Feedback from Members
      19:00 - 22:30 DINNER @ Barleyz, Season Mall

Venue Details

The events on 7th and 8th June will be organised at:

Red Hat Software Services Pvt (I) Ltd,
Level 1, Tower-X, Magarpatta City,
Hadapsar, Pune. 411013

Travel & Accommodation


Everyone will be staying at The Cocoon Hotel. Below are the hotel details:

Cocoon Hotel, 
Magarpatta City, 
Pune- 411013    
Tel.: +91 20 6624 4444 

More information regarding the hotel is available here.

  • Rooms are booked for everyone on a twin sharing basis.
  • Note: If you would like to arrive earlier or stay extra days, you have to make your own booking arrangements.

If you have any questions, please contact us


From Home to Airport

Participants are requested to take care of your transportation from home to airport in your own cities. Mozilla will cover this travel.

NOTE: Kindly ensure you get an invoice or receipt for all your travel from home to airport for Mozilla reimbursement.

From Airport to Hotel

Mr. Ram Chander will be in Pune to co-ordinate all arrival and departure transfers in Pune – he will reach morning of 06th June 2014 and will be available at the airport to receive all the guest – he will be holding a placard with “Mozilla Firefox” with its monogram and guest should look for him as soon as they collect their luggage and walk toward exit gate.

Ram Chander’s mobile number is +91-9350824753 and mine is +91-9818342562 ( I will be in Delhi) . You may give both number to all guest traveling in case they have any difficulty at the airport.

For Departure Ram Chander will be at the Hotel to co-ordinate with guest and we suggest guest should leave from Hotel two hours before their actual flight departure time.

About Event city


    • All participants will enjoy traditional, as well as continental foods throughout the event. The following meals will be organized and paid by Mozilla:
      • Friday (6 June): Dinner
      • Saturday (7 June): Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
      • Sunday (8 June): Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
      • Monday (9 June): Breakfast


    • Max temp: 37 Degree Centigrade
    • Min temp: 23 Degree Centigrade

More info here.


  • Most spoken languages are: Marathi, Hindi and/or English.
  • English signs are common.
  • Most shopkeepers/ drivers understand basic English and Hindi

Communications Channels


  • IRC: Server - at channel: or #l10n. Learn more about IRC here.


If you have any questions about the event contact us through IRC or email:

Arky (arky) - arky at mozilla dot com
Ani Peter (ani) - peter dot ani at gmail dot com
Rajesh Ranjan (rajesh) - rajeshkajha at yahoo dot com

If you need more information or for anything urgent, please don't hesitate to reach the local contacts:

Ani Peter - (+91) 99609 49190
Rajesh Ranjan - (+91) 98605 76239

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