Re: [appsdir] Cultivating I18N expertise

Claudio Allocchio <Claudio.Allocchio@garr.it> Fri, 24 July 2015 08:41 UTC

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On Fri, 24 Jul 2015, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:

> Some recent work that has passed through APPS, and APPSAWG in particular,
> has been in need of reviews specifically geared toward proper coverage of
> internationalization.
>
> There's been talk of considering creation of an I18N directorate since
> that's an important aspect of recent applications work without enough
> diligent review and focused expertise.  I just chatted with Barry about it,
> and we think it might be simpler to just pay special attention to
> cultivating and focusing that expertise through APPSDIR rather than making
> a new directorate.  We definitely ought to do one or the other though.
>
> Thoughts?

I fully agree... keep it inside APPSDIR where most of the experts in the 
are are anyhow, and let's try to bring in also those who still are not 
here. I tried also to do this action, not easy, but we can try it again. 
For example we miss one of the known experts in the area: Harald 
Alvestrand - but he of course is quite busy... just to give one name.

A "separate" directorate is a bad idea because then it needs liaisons to 
APPSDIR, and will not be efficient.

(my 1 cent)

  >
> -MSK
>

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