Re: [gnome-cy] Wha'ppen?

Helo pawb!

I thought the day and the planned get together for Wednesday afternoon went quite alright. David Chan was there all week - dai hard - showing Welsh OpenOffice, Mozilla and some Welsh Gnome on a Linux Mandrake PC. 

During the time I was there 'on duty' to show people Canolfan Bedwyr's software also, quite a few people we're very interested in Welsh OpenOffice - one secondary school technician from North East Wales wanted to have a CD there and then to take to show to his headmaster. Having a Welsh spell checker available for it seemed to draw more people to it as well. (btw, what spell checker does Gnome/KDE use? Is it configurable or is it aspell? ) Unfortunately a common question was 'will it work in Windows?' :(

Compared to Welsh OpenOffice which seemed to have been the main attraction, nobody much had an interest in Welsh Mozilla 1.4 or Netscape 7.1 despite having demonstrated the Welsh MySpell checker in the email client.

On the Monday, David and Rhoslyn managed to show our Welsh software to Peter Hain and some other high profile people.(somebody high up at Y Lolfa(?))

Anyhoo, at our get together on the Wednesday there was a guy from Powys CC who said they'd been launching a bilingual website content management tool or something written in PHP.  I can't find anything from however. (good collection of pages however)

There was also somebody from next year's Eisteddfod who mentioned (I think) that some space could be arranged at the Science and Technology tent for us next year. That would be excellent - big screens etc etc  8-)


Ysgrifennodd Chris M. Jackson:
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Telsa Gwynne wrote:

Well, I was there and I understood entire sentences at a time, but
for something more accurate you'll have to get the details from the
rest :) 

I was impressed at how Telsa and Alan managed to go for most of the time
we were there speaking Welsh almost exclusively.  Well done :)

They were thinking of infiltrating the Urdd event next year (which, by
pattern, should be in that part of the world), and taking some actual
distributions which we hope will be released - I've just gone back to
doing more of the RedHatisms - to the National at Tredegar Park next
summer (thanks to Gareth for the heads-up).  That gives us a year to plan
our "leaving the planning to the last minute" :)

Dafydd et al have obviously been busy, since Gnome is now at 34% done. 

It'd be fair to say that Daf's probably done more of this than much of the
rest of us.  (Great, I'm broke, and that's yet *another* person I need to
buy a drink for ...)

Of the lot (seriously, "the lot" is gigantic, and I really question
the necessity of some of 'extras' :)), and we reached 80% of 
essentials yesterday. Woo. Bryn is ploughing through Nautilus. 

Now, we need a translation for "fully supported" :)

Since  it is now at 83% on the essential files, and KDE is at 
100% on its essentials (it only took them three weeks to fix the 
hard drive ...), we can presumably say that Welsh will definitely 
be in the box on the new releases.  
Definitely. See this thread, which made me happy. 


Anyone know Powys people? Did I see someone from there at the 
Canolfan Bedwyr thing? 

I don't, but you most definitely did.  I remember the discussion about
language switching, etc.

The next question is, where do we celebrate? :)


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