alacrity in action

I have been translating open-source software into Polish for a while.

So far I have worked primarily on Inkscape, JOSM, openSuSE, KDE and Mixero.

There are a few reasons why I like translating software. Primarily it requires good knowledge of both languages, the source and the target. Translations are never straight forward so it’s always a good challenge to find a precise and meaningful equivalent that is also concise. Finally, this is always a prefect opportunity to read some code.

Polish version of this page contains a collection of my personal guidelines for translating software.

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