[Clipart] Offering Clipart Gallery in other languages
jon at rejon.org
Mon Sep 29 23:35:14 PDT 2008
Please just make sure to file this as a request/bug for when we get our
act together :)
On Sun, 2008-05-18 at 21:38 +0900, Francis Bond wrote:
> >> Open Clipart Gallery is an invaluable resource and a very useful tool.
> >> It's a pity it's only available in English for now. I think the basic
> >> interfase should be translated, and each version should be set with
> >> native language tags. E.g. MS Office clipart is very and widely used
> >> in my country, from business advertising to students' homeworks. It
> >> would be great if they could have accesss to Open Clipart which is
> >> obviously faaar more comprehensive and dynamic, but many people speaks
> >> little or no English at all.
> > true
> >> Are OCAL administrators and community members already working on this?
> >> Whether that's the case or not, as an English/Spanish translator I
> >> offer my service.
> I think adding metatags in other languages would be great, and have
> already started to do so for Japanese (via WordNet).
> I would like to suggest adding a language tag to the keword metatag, either
> explicitly within the tag:
> <rdf:li lang='en'>mammal</rdf:li>
> or implicitly in the text:
> then we could include different language tags within the actual images.
> I could supply Spanish, Catalan and Japanese for around a thousand
> images from the old download (v0.18) if anyone is interested. I would
> be happy to do so for the current images if only someone would produce
> a download collection that included the metatags. The translations
> are automatically disambiguated using the metatags, so I can't do it
> without them...
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