CLDR-2007-02-20

(from the CLDR-users archives; source: CLDR-users index for Feb. 2007 )


From: "Don Osborn"
To: <cldr-users@unicode.org>
Subject: RE: CLDR 1.5 Survey Tool beta
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 23:00:32 -0500

Hi Mark, Is there an RSS feed set up for this and other CLDR news? TIA.
Don

> From: cldr-users-bounce@unicode.org
> cldr-users-bounce@unicode.org On Behalf Of Mark Davis
> Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 9:25 PM
> To: cldr-users@unicode.org
> Subject: CLDR 1.5 Survey Tool beta
>
> The CLDR 1.5 SurveyTool-Beta period is now starting. This will be a
> 2-week period to test out the data submission process before actual data
> gathering starts on March 5th. We'd appreciate your trying out the tool
> to see if there are any areas that would prevent you from using the tool
> effectively once we start the data submission phase. All of the changes
> you enter will be discarded at the end of the beta period, so feel free
> to experiment. (The schedule for CLDR 1.5 is at
> http://www.unicode.org/cldr/wiki?DevelopmentSchedule.)
> <http://www.unicode.org/cldr/wiki?DevelopmentSchedule>
>
> You should receive your password from your administrative contact in
> your organization. You log into the Survey Tool at
> http://www.unicode.org/cldr/apps/survey by using your email address
> (the one this email is sent to!) and the password contained in the
> separate email. Once logged in, you should see a pencil icon next to
> each locale which you have permission to modify.
>
> There is a basic guide to using the tool at
> http://unicode.org/cldr/data/docs/survey/windows.html. Please try
> walking through the sections, looking at the data, making changes, and
> saving the results. When you have any feedback on the survey tool
> itself, please click the Feedback link at the bottom of any page in the
> survey tool to file a bug.
>
> If you've used the survey tool before, here are some of the new
> features:
>
> * All of the windows have been revamped to have a more compact
> presentation.
> * A "zoomed" view shows the details (note: this view is a bit rough, and
> being revised during the beta period)
> * The English versions of strings are shown for comparison
> * In more complicated cases, like number or date formats, examples are
> shown, and demos are available to try different alternatives.
> * A forum has been added to allow you to communicate with other
> translators for your language.
>
> If you have any feedback on the survey tool itself, please click the
> Feedback link at the bottom of any page in the survey tool. There is a
> list of known bugs at
> http://www.unicode.org/cldr/wiki?SurveyToolDev/KnownBugs.
>
> There will be a few rough edges; so please have patience, but your early
> participation in the beta test will help us to make sure that the tool
> works well for you in entering data afterwards.


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