Re: Should we really translate legal notices?
- From: Peteris Krisjanis <pecisk gmail com>
- To: Ihar Hrachyshka <ihar hrachyshka gmail com>
- Cc: gnome-i18n gnome org
- Subject: Re: Should we really translate legal notices?
- Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 12:03:15 +0300
2010/5/5 Ihar Hrachyshka <ihar hrachyshka gmail com>:
> Fo now, we have translated disclaimer/notice only while using localized
> On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 09:20 +0200, Sabine Cretella wrote:
>> That is exactly the way to go, this is used also for international
>> contracts. The original language is the one that has legal binding,
>> the other one is to be seen as an "informative translation".
>> On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Mattias Põldaru <mahfiaz gmail com>
>> I am no expert but the first thing that comes to mind is
>> adding an extra
>> disclaimer, which states, that in cases where translation
>> differs from
>> the original, the original superseedes any translation.
In our team we do translate legal notices, because we want to rise
awarness about them. If we don't, I think we wouldn't be better than
Microsoft which writes such nonsense in EULA. I want people to know
their freedoms to use open source and free software. You'll never know
if people read them or not, or do they care or not.
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