[community] Fwd: Help needed with translation

Ambrose Cheuk-Wing Li al12si at student.ocadu.ca
Fri Aug 12 01:22:03 UTC 2016

Some of the strings will need some context to be correctly translated.
For example “Shop” is very ambiguous (is it a verb? or a noun? It
looks like some people have translated it as a verb and others as a
noun.) “Take the ball” is another ambiguous one.

On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Ayotte, Dana <dayotte at ocadu.ca> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I wanted to forward this to the larger community. If you’re in the mood to do a bit of translation, please help us out. The more languages, the better! Thanks!
> Dana
> Begin forwarded message:
> From: sparsh paliwal <sparshpaliwal123 at gmail.com<mailto:sparshpaliwal123 at gmail.com>>
> Subject: Help needed with translation
> Date: August 11, 2016 at 12:44:00 PM MDT
> To: <fluid-work at lists.idrc.ocad.ca<mailto:fluid-work at lists.idrc.ocad.ca>>
> Hello everyone,
> I have been working on the project "Discovery Cat" as part of Google Summer of Code with IDRC. It is a game and is required to have support for multiple languages specifically English, Spanish, German and French.
> I would really appreciate if you can help with the translation to other languages. I tried different translators like google translate and bablefish, but none of them provides good or even satisfactory results.
> There is not much content to be translated and hopefully would not take more than 4-5 min. Here is the link to spreadsheet with edit rights. Thank you in advance for the help.
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xXF7Klt3yqnlwY6hKCtPj688AcArHk5xnUfjUhK7oW4/edit?usp=sharing
> Regards
> Sparsh
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