[geeklog-devel] Language File Copyrights
dirk at haun-online.de
Mon Aug 18 17:03:36 EDT 2008
Michael Jervis wrote:
>For the language files, Jason set them up,
>but their content comes from the maintainer. Dirk just facilitates and
>I assume doesn't feel he has ownership of them or significant input
If the translators don't add their names to the language files, then
that is entirely their decision. I do try and give proper credits in the
checkin comments and the changelog, though.
Jason's name is in there since pretty much every language file has been
derived from the original english.php and people just keep the
copyrights they find there.
>(I don't think he even does the German translation).
A German translation was actually one of my first contributions to Geeklog :)
The language file for formal German was later started by Philipp Sack.
Markus Wollschläger did the translation of the new texts in 1.5.0 and
also ensured (restored?) consistency.
>Files credit original authors, and those who have made significant
>input. And that's the etiquette in open source.
Yep. I've only recently decided that I'm now worthy of being listed as a
co-author for lib-webservices.php. I still consider it to be mainly
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