Discussion Board Tool Released!
Today, we release KiPot 1.0
, an open source (GNU) discussion tool developed by
Louise to support the localization of OpenOffice by our Open Swahili
After finishing the first Swahili IT Glossary of aprox. 700 terms we very quickly understood two things:
the first was that the glossary needs to be extended constantly and the second was
that the extended glossary required a fluent communication between our technical team
and the Swahili linguistic experts.
The purpose of KiPot
is to facilitate the communication between translators
and linguistics in the process of glossary development. Although the tool has
been designed to satisfy our special needs, we have put special effort in a clean
design that could allow other localization efforts to reuse and extend our
The full code of the KiPot 1.0 is now available
Why KiPot? Read the KiPoT'sFAQ