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[[Danish Viewer Localization Project]] needs you! Please, [http://jira.secondlife.com/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&mode=hide&pid=10070&sorter/order=DESC&sorter/field=priority&resolution=-1&component=10240 look here] for all the fun tasks available: viewer translation, viewer translation editing, Danish viewer testing.  
[[Danish Viewer Localization Project]] is slowing winding down, thanks to Flemming and Happy Smurf (thank you guys!!!)! [http://jira.secondlife.com/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&mode=hide&pid=10070&sorter/order=DESC&sorter/field=priority&resolution=-1&component=10240 Take a look!] You'll see that there is one more translation and one more editing task available for grabs. Jump in and help, if you can!!!
*[http://jira.secondlife.com/browse/CT-202 Danish Glossary now available!] Big thanks to Flemming for this!
*See the top contributors [[Top_Contributors_to_the_Community_Translation_Project_for_Danish|HERE!]]
*See the top contributors [[Top_Contributors_to_the_Community_Translation_Project_for_Danish|HERE!]]
To join in, please, sign up [http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=rCz4oYbrdLslUgEv2ENO1A_3d_3d HERE]
To join in, please, sign up [http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=rCz4oYbrdLslUgEv2ENO1A_3d_3d HERE]

Revision as of 15:11, 26 February 2009

This page contains links to the information pages of various Community Translation Projects that are currently available.

  • To join in any of the projects on this page, please read the project information and sign up HERE



To join in, please, sign up HERE Please, note that, at this time, we have no translation tasks for Brazilian Portuguese. Once 1.23 viewer has the first Release Candidate, we will start the new localization cycle and would love to have your help on translating the viewer strings, editing the viewer translations, reviewing the translation quality of the overall viewer and conducting Localization QA in our Localization Central Island.


  • Thanks to our volunteer localizers, our viewer is now available in Simplified Chinese. Great translations work! CT-117 Check out 1.22 viewer to see it. If you are a Chinese translator and would like to join our CT project, we'd love to hear from you. We will have translation, editing, localization, localization QA, testing and other tasks available for Chinese very soon.
  • Additional linguistic discussion for feedback is posted here.
  • See Top Contributors Here!
  • Big thank you to our residents for helping us translate, edit and QA the Registration Area



Danish Viewer Localization Project is slowing winding down, thanks to Flemming and Happy Smurf (thank you guys!!!)! Take a look! You'll see that there is one more translation and one more editing task available for grabs. Jump in and help, if you can!!!

To join in, please, sign up HERE


Thank you to all our Dutch localizers for translating, editing, testing and bug-fixing the Dutch Registration area. Dutch_Viewer_Localization_Project is kicking off right now that our volunteer translators have worked hard and collaboratively to produce the Dutch Second Life Glossary. As you can see, we are translating the entire viewer. The files are divided in 6 JIRA tickets and are eagerly awaiting your attention.

  • To join in, please, sign up HERE
  • See the top contributors to this project HERE!


There are 4 components to the French Community Translation projects:

  • Translation of Knowledge Base Articles: We have already more than 30 KB pages translated into French! A big thank you to the French community translators for this amazing effort! Let's keep going!
  • French Articles. Look for more content for localization here. Thank you to all who helped localize Linden Prize pages into French CT-92
  • A French web component is now open. Check it regularly for more updates.
  • The Viewer Strings component will soon contain new subtasks.

To join in the Community Translations project, please, sign up HERE

French localizers meet every Tuesday and Thursday between 12 pm and 1 pm SL time at this location: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Borrowdale/116/217/37.

  • See the top contributors HERE!


German KB Translation Project was the pilot of Linden Lab Community Translation project just mere 5 months ago! Not only has the Community Translations Project grown, but so has the German Knowledge Base.

  • Thank you to everyone who has been contributing to the refinement of the German viewer terminologyCT-91
  • Community Standards and System Requirements web page translations have been contributed by the Residents. Thank you!!!
  • We have also opened a new component for German: German Viewer Localization. You will see that currently there are 2 tasks that have to do with internationalization and localization testing. Big thanks to Zai Lynch, Torben Trautman, and Lore Lamont for the contributions to German viewer testing. Outstanding work, guys!!!! Also, many kind thanks to Zai Lynch for creating a wonderful Localization Central island for us! Great work, Zai!
  • Thank you to Torben Trautman and Tom32 Anatine for help with Linden Prize pages into German CT-90!

To join in the Community Translations project, please, sign up HERE

  • See the top contributors HERE!

German Linguists' office hours is held Mondays between 12 and 1 p. SL time in Borrowdale: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Borrowdale/116/217/37.


  • Hungarian community translation: CT-85 and VWR-5733. Many thanks to Princess Niven for leadership with this language! If you have already downloaded one of the recent RC's, you can see the Hungarian viewer in action already!
  • See Top Contributors Here!


  • After our brilliant Italian translators spent 2 months collaborating on the Italian glossary CT-126, we are now ready to start Italian_Viewer_Localization_Project. You will see that the tasks have been divided in 7 tasks and are eagerly awaiting your attention!

Many kind thanks to our Italian translators again for great work on the Italian Registration area.

To join in, please, sign up HERE


Thank you Japanese community translators for contributing to the Japanese KB translation project!

  • To learn more about it, please check Project Information!
  • Japanese top contributors are announced Here!
  • If you're interested in joining the project to make the SL experiences better for Japanese users, please SIGN UP!


  • Giant thanks to our Polish community for taking the initiative to translate the 1.22 viewer fully into Polish: if you have not already, download the latest 1.22 RC, switch the language to Polish and enjoy! see here. We appreciate all the hard work by maciek marksman, Magnus Balczo and Malwina Dollinger!
  • See Top Contributors Here!


  • Russian and Ukrainian have also been added since the full viewer xml was submitted by Ian Kas and his Second Life Team. Here is the first JIRA for the project: VWR-8780. We had to fix issues that were causing that font not be displayed properly. The translation is now submitted to the translation branch and we look forward to having it live with 1.23.
  • See Top Contributors Here!


  • Our Spanish viewer needs some love and attention from our residents as well! Our residents have worked hard to collaboratively compile the Castilian Spanish Second Life Glossary CT-118. You can also view the wiki where our residents were conducgting terminology discussion here.
  • Now we are ready to start Spanish_Viewer_Localization_Project. You will see the tasks that are available HERE.
  • Muchas gracias to our users for helping us launch the Spanish Registration area!
  • To join in, please, sign up HERE
  • See Top Contributors Here!



  • Viewer internationalization test plan compiling JIRA is CT-81. The test is still open for contributions. Please, feel free to contribute!!! The JIRA was started with the French community but I urge anyone with knowledge of the Japanese, German, Chinese, Spanish viewer or languages like: Polish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Turkish, to help us!!! Thank you in advance!!!
  • We are constantly collecting ad-hoc translations for Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and Dutch from our wonderful residents. So far, we got great support localizing login screen strings, Registration strings, the new viewer browser tutorial. If you speak these languages and want to do some translation work, please, contact us: Danica Linden and Lexie Linden would love to hear from you. :)