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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Spanish -- what variaties do we support?
Date Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:32:42 GMT
On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 4:41 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:
> No we have general spanish guidelines and are as standard as we can. I
> think is a better job than trying to break down into different
> coloquialisms which exist not just between countries but also within the
> same country.
>
> What we support is the dictionaries and wordbooks, this is where the
> localization happen. There is a group that work on these dictionaries.
>
> https://forja.rediris.es/projects/rla-es/
>
> From my point of view, unless a language becomes impossible to make sense
> or understand, then it needs to be changed, otherwise I think is
> non-critical and users can adapt with ease. Also a big issue of changing
> the UI to different regionalizations is because we 'break' documentation.
> Which has always been a dragging issue not just for spanish community but
> for open source in general. Lack of documentation is an issue as a hole, to
> also undertake a fragmentation of it in order to support certain
> differences.
>

Thanks!

-Rob

>
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> A question we received on Facebook that I did not have an answer for.
>>
>> Do we support Latin American Spanish?
>>
>> I know there are differences in the spoken language, but are there
>> many in writing?
>>
>> Is there any demand for a translation?
>>
>> Do we have spell checking dictionary support for Latin American Spanish?
>>
>> Sorry if the question is confusing.  I'll report back what you tell me
>> to the user on Facebook.
>>
>> -Rob
>>
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