TorL10nHackathon

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Event Details

Tor L10n Hackathon

Event Announcement

What to Expect

The goal of the #TorL10nHackathon is to translate and review the Tor Community Portal and collaborate with other language team members to build the Tor Project glossary and create style guides.

This is a virtual, self-paced event. Join us in Transifex and on the chat channels when you have free time on the 6th, 7th and 9th of November. Ask questions and collaborate in the chat channels and shared docs, translate and review on Transifex, join us for audio/video chats and tutorials listed in the agenda below.

Event Agenda

November 6, 2020

  • Event Opening (15:00 UTC)
Join us for the official opening of the Tor L10n Hackathon for an introduction to the event hosts, an overview of the event agenda and an introduction to the Tor Project community portal.
  • Transifex Tutorial & Resource Overview (17:00 - 17:30 UTC)
New to Transifex or want to learn about some of the Transifex features that you can use to help increase translation quality? Join for a quick 30 minute tour of the platform and web editor features.
  • Localization Lab Office (Half) Hour (17:30 - 18:00 UTC)
Have questions about contributing to the event, about Localization Lab or localization of other digisec tools? Join for a quick open Q&A.

November 7, 2020

  • Transifex Tutorial & Resource Overview (10:00 - 10:30 UTC)
New to Transifex or want to learn about some of the Transifex features that you can use to help increase translation quality? Join for a quick 30 minute tour of the platform and web editor features.
  • Localization Lab Office (Half) Hour (10:30 - 11:00 UTC)
Have questions about contributing to the event, about Localization Lab or localization of other digisec tools? Join for a quick open Q&A.
  • Tor Browser Demo (14:00 - 14:30 UTC)
Learn about anonymous browsing and how it can help to keep your online activity privately.
  • Transifex Tutorial & Resource Overview (16:30 - 17:00 UTC)
New to Transifex or want to learn about some of the Transifex features that you can use to help increase translation quality? Join for a quick 30 minute tour of the platform and web editor features.
  • Localization Lab Office (Half) Hour (17:00 - 17:30 UTC)
Have questions about contributing to the event, about Localization Lab or localization of other digisec tools? Join for a quick open Q&A.
  • How to run a Tor training (18:00 - 18:30 UTC)
Want to teach your friends about privacy, anonymity and censorship circumvention? Have questions about how to run a Tor training? In this session Gus will talk about Tor training partnership and how you can run a Tor training.
  • Tor Personas and User Research (19:00 - 20:00 UTC)
Personas help us to drive ​human-centered design processes across teams. Meet the Tor users first hand and learn about their motivations.
Are you someone interested in learning more about Tor users? Do you have new ideas, suggestions, or research that can help improve Tor applications? Learn how we run user research with communities and how you can participate!


November 9, 2020

  • Transifex Tutorial & Resource Overview (10:00 - 10:30 UTC)
New to Transifex or want to learn about some of the Tranisfex features that you can use to help increase translation quality? Join for a quick 30 minute tour of the platform and web editor features.
  • Localization Lab Office (Half) Hour (10:30 - 11:00 UTC)
Have questions about contributing to the event, about Localization Lab or localization of other digisec tools? Join for a quick open Q&A.
  • Event Closing (15:00 UTC)
Join us for the official closing of the Tor L10n Hackathon for an overview of contributor accomplishments throughout the event.

Getting Started

1. Create a Transifex Account:

Haven't created a Transifex account yet? Create one here.

2. Join the Tor Project & Tor Project Web Translation Team.

3. Open the Community Portal resource in Transifex.

4. Open the Community portal website so you can see what you are translating in context.

5. Chose which section of the Community Portal you would like to work on.

You can filter the strings in Transifex by topic by selecting the Tag button in the Transifex web editor. The Community Portal can be filtered by 6 main categories: localization, relay-operations, user-research, onion-services, training, and outreach

6. Remember to refer to the many resources available to help you translate and review:

Localization Resources

Glossaries

Localization Lab Unified Glossary

Tor Project Resources

Communication & Collaboration

How can you collaborate and communicate with the Tor Project and Localization Lab teams and your fellow hackathon attendees?

IRC

This will be the main communication channel for the event.

How to register a nickname and join the tor-l10n channel

Video/Audio Events

  • Big Blue Button
We will host video / audio events throughout the hackathon on Big Blue Button. Be sure to register for the event so that you can receive links to join these events.

Language Team Channels & Resources

Below is a list of language channels and shared documents for you to collaborate directly with fellow language team members and discuss terminology, style, tone, grammar and other language specific issues.

To join a language channel on IRC, all you need to do is register your nickname on IRC and then use the /join #tor-l10n-XX command (where XX is your language code, listed below).

Transifex

  • Leave Comments and Issues in Transifex to communicate with other contributors or to document issues with the source text or translated text.