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Title of Session (should also be the title of your Wiki page): Preparing your projects for L10n

Facilitator(s): Jeff Beatty, Pascal Chevrel, Milos Dinic

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: Paid staff

Area of Contribution (Team Name): Localization

How are you currently involved with the community?: We work to schedule new L10n projects in a way that respects the time and efforts of the L10n contributors, while helping paid staff understand what is required when planning and preparing a L10n project for the community.

Location of Work (where do you reside?): Utah, USA; Paris, France; Serbia

Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes): 60

Summary: There's a lot of planning that goes into preparing a web project for localization. Both paid and volunteer staff must collaborate to ensure that a project is successfully localized within a given timeframe. This workshop will teach all staff about the new process of getting your new web project localized. Paid and volunteer staff will brainstorm solutions to current challenges within this process to produce a more scalable, streamlined way for new web projects to be localized.

How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals ( These web campaigns touch most, if not all, L10n contributors. They can be a good starting platform for newcomers. While it does not directly relate to MozCamp goals in this track, it is relevant to the success of community building and collaboration between paid and volunteer staff.

Expected Outcome or Deliverable: Additions/subtractions to the current new projects process.

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set:Anyone who has ever localized a Mozilla web campaign or prepared one for L10n.

Equipment Needs (Video projector already included):

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  • Coce 10:39, 30 July 2012 (PDT)
  • Oskar Ivanić