[flashrom] Multilanguage wiki

Luc Verhaegen libv at skynet.be
Sat Jul 24 18:57:05 CEST 2010

On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 04:35:33PM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> Hi,
> right now the flashrom wiki is English-only and that is a big barrier
> for many people who don't speak English well (or at all). There have
> been offers by various people to translate key contents of the wiki to
> Russian and German, and I hope we can integrate multilanguage support in
> a way that works well and does not need excessive effort from translators.
> There are two decisions we have to make:
> 1. URL schema for pages in non-English languages
> 2. URL schema for pages in English
> Current schema is
> www.flashrom.org/$PAGENAME
> One of the possible future schemata is:
> www.flashrom.org/$LANG/$PAGENAME
> The old www.flashrom.org/$PAGENAME would redirect to
> www.flashrom.org/en/$PAGENAME
> Alternatives:
> www.flashrom.org/wiki/$LANG/$PAGENAME
> www.flashrom.org/$LANG/wiki/$PAGENAME
> $LANG.flashrom.org/$PAGENAME
> $LANG.flashrom.org/wiki/$PAGENAME
> There are probably more options, but I wanted to start a discussion.
> Feel free to suggest totally different schemata, I'll listen.
> There is one big caveat: The planned schema needs to be implementable
> with Mediawiki (and as few hacks as possible).
> Regards,
> Carl-Daniel


How many lines of code is flashrom?

Have you seen wiki pages in multiple languages work, as in up to date, 
maintained and containing useful information, for projects 100x as 

With the limited amount of manpower that is available for flashrom, 
don't we have better things to do?

Luc Verhaegen.

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