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Re: [OLPCVietnam] Re: Vung Vieng Village XO Project
- To: Arky <[email protected]>
- Subject: Re: [OLPCVietnam] Re: Vung Vieng Village XO Project
- From: Serge Stinckwich <[email protected]>
- Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 14:21:28 +0900
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great if you manage a organize a visit to the VV fishing village !
I will probably made a short visit of Vietnam in April 2013.
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 3:02 AM, Arky <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hi Nancie,
> After two years, we managed to built an active Mozilla localization (l10n) team working on Firefox localization. Perhaps
> we could use their help to localize OLPC activities as well.
> Anyone up for a visit to Vung Vieng Fishing village in first week of Dec 2012.
> ----- Nancie Severs <[email protected]> wrote:
>> Hi everyone!
>> I send my very best wishes to all of you for a Happy New Year of the
>> Dragon. I hope you all have a wonderful TET Holiday with family and friends!
>> Thanks Quynh for posting and for the link to the translated Help Manual. I
>> have forwarded this to Chris Leonard, the OLPC volunteer that works with
>> language localizations.
>> My reasonable short term goal is to see that translation turned into a
>> downloadable Sugar Activity so that it can be downloaded directly to the
>> XOs in Vietnam. If anyone knows how to do that, please go ahead. If some of
>> our volunteers are working at translations for Pootle or otherwise, please
>> be sure to post your efforts or ask for assistance on our Group here.
>> I am still hopeful that we will be able to establish contact from the VVV.
>> We have recently heard about a school in HCMC that has some XOs through
>> volunteer efforts from Singapore also.
>> Best wishes for very safe travels and Happy Holidays!
>> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Quynh Vu Do <[email protected]> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > Soory for a late reply.
>> > Le 4 janvier 2012 13:50, Serge Stinckwich <[email protected]> a
>> > écrit :
>> > > We are 73 people in this OLPC-Vietnam group, this is a pity that we
>> > > could not find a small group of people that want to do something
>> > > (prepare some new activities, plan a visit to VVV, ...). I know that
>> > > some great work had been done for the translation in vietnamese of
>> > > some of the activities. This is really important but we need also some
>> > > people to deploy and take care of the laptops on the field. Anyone
>> > > interested ?
>> > > This is also important to find someone like Channa close the village.
>> > >
>> > I just tested recent available techniques for giving internet
>> > accessibility in remote areas like the Vung Vieng Fishing village
>> > using 3G technology.
>> > I found, bought and successfully tested a mini 3G broadband router
>> > (CNET model CQR-681, priced at 770.000 VND in Hanoi, 740.000 VND in
>> > HCMC) that can connect to the internet through 3G and provide internet
>> > access to a local computer LAN with wired or wifi connections. The
>> > router can take power from a USB's computer port, thus using a laptop
>> > as a content server, it could provide internet, wifi connectivity and
>> > selected web content to the XO computers, although during a limited
>> > time when no power is available.
>> > This offers several perspectives to increase the use and the
>> > usefulness of the XO computers in Vung Vieng with a limied extra
>> > investement. But we still need to find a stronger and more committed
>> > local contact for this to be successful.
>> > > @Quynh what is the status of the translation of the XO manual in VN ?
>> > Its translation has been finished in last March:
>> > http://groups.google.com/group/olpc-vietnam/browse_thread/thread/84baf74474b20225
>> > However it seems that the Translate.flossmanuals.net web site is down
>> > or has been discontinued ?
>> > Thus the Vietnamese version of the XO manual can't be read on line.
>> > Fortunately, I made an artisanal copy of the web pages in
>> > OpenOffice.org to generate a PDF version.
>> > You will find the PDF in this page (in Vietnamese) that I just published:
>> > http://hanoi.centre-linux.org/article.php3?id_article=131
>> > Thus you can produce links to that page and inform whom who might be
>> > interested.
>> > Best regards and Happy New Year of the Dragon !
>> > --
>> > Vu Do Quynh (M.)
>> > Hanoi, Vietnam
>> > Blog personnel: http://vdquynh.blogspot.com/
>> > Moments online: http://memolane.com/vdquynh
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