[scribus] scribus speaks your language
victor at vpapp.com
Sat Oct 31 06:46:42 CET 2009
i completely understand your point. and its ok for me.
> hi victor,
> you have been told by christoph that all the scribus channels are
> multilingual. it's like this and unlikely to be changed (it has been
> discussed several time in the past and there is a vast majority
> agreeing on it).
>> 2. I can agree that freedom means that everybody has right to speak
>> on any language , and I support this 100%. My point here is that: “I
>> will be happy if I can understand that knowing people say about
>> Scribus”. Thats all.
> we can't make everybody all the time happy.
> now you will be introduced to the second linguistic rule of scribus: one
> should write in english if he or she feels comfortable with it.
> this rule will make sure that most of the time you will be happy while
> staying on this list.
>> Please don't understand me incorrectly:
>> Learning languages is good, but I am here, as well as some other
>> guys, to know more about Scribus.
>> Thus, I just asked “MAY you write on understandable for most of us”
> scribus is a bit different than most free programs. it targets graphic
> designers (and not IT people) and wants to involve them as much as
> possible into the project.
> the problem is, that most graphic designers can only express themselves
> in a precise way in their mother language. that's one of the main
> reasons why we welcome their questions and suggestions in any language
> which is understood on this list and -- most of all -- in every language
> understood by the team (the team is proficient in the following
> languages: english, german, french, dutch, czech, russian and finnish;
> on top of it, italian, spanish, portoguese and hindi are spoken by
> reugular contributors; i have no idea of the number of other languages
> you could get an answer...).
> i think that you should start to understand now, why it's unlikely that
> this policy will change:
> we don't want to exclude anybody from this list, and -- most of all
> -- we don't want to exclude them just because they unable to write
> in english while -- at the same time -- we would have been able
> to handle their request and comments!
> finally, i'd like to point you to the fact that most potential posters
> to this list are shy and don't dare to post their questions to a
> broader public.
> it's probably not your goal, but your request, repeated now several
> times, is scaring them away.
> so, may i ask you to accept the situation as it is and -- if any mails
> in hungarian show up -- to answer them? :-)
> have a night full of wonderful dreams!
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