[jboss-dev] Flies Translation system now available at translate.jboss.org

Sean Flanigan sflaniga at redhat.com
Mon Nov 29 03:07:04 EST 2010

We are happy to announce the initial release of Flies 1.0
and its availability now for the jboss.org community for
translation work at http://translate.jboss.org/

Flies is a web-based system for translators to translate
documentation and software online using a web-browser. It
is written in Java and uses modern web technologies like
JBoss, Seam, GWT, Hibernate, and a REST API.  It currently
supports translation of Publican documentation through PO
files.  Projects can be uploaded to and downloaded from a
Flies server using a Maven plugin or a Python client.

For developers and writers: By using Flies for your document
translations, you can open up your project for translations
*without* opening your entire project in version control.

For translators: No need to deal with PO files, gettext or
a version control system - just log in to the website, join
a language team and start translating, with translation memory
(history of similar translations) and the ability to see updates
from other translators in seconds.

The first release has been deployed at http://translate.jboss.org/
and is ready to accept documentation for jboss.org projects
for translation.  Visit http://community.jboss.org/wiki/Flies for
instructions on how to get started.

The Flies wiki documentation is here:

If you have questions, feedback, or want to have a JBoss project
hosted, please contact the mailing-list
https://lists.jboss.org/mailman/listinfo/jboss-l10n or the IRC
channel #flies on freenode.net.

The Flies project is Free Software, licensed under the LGPL 2.1.
To contribute to the Flies project, visit the project page:

On behalf of the Flies Team:
 Asgeir Frimannsson
 Sean Flanigan
 Helen Ding
 James Ni
 Ding-Yi Chen
 Michelle Kim
 Jens Petersen

Sean Flanigan

Senior Software Engineer
Engineering - Internationalisation
Red Hat

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