New Female Mozilla Rep for the Philippines Named

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community is happy and proud to announce the acceptance of Ms. Erika Aurea Gatmaitan (simply Erika to most tech communities in the Philippines) as the latest addition to the roster of Pinoy (or shall we say, Pinay) Mozilla Reps in the country. Erika’s journey of being a Mozillian started around four years ago when she joined the Firefox Student Ambassador (FSA) Program while still studying at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Makati. It was during her stint… Read the rest

MozillaPH to Host Data Privacy Act IRR Talk

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Four years ago, in August 2012, Republic Act 10173 (popularly known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012) was enacted. Just a few weeks ago, in August 2016, the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 10173 was published. An act protecting individual personal information in information and communications systems in the government and the private sector, creating for this purpose a National Privacy Commission and for other purposes. Part of Mozilla’s Manifesto (the principles that guide our mission to promote… Read the rest

Firefox Developer Edition Now Available in Tagalog

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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After years of translation activities, and switch to several platforms and tools, we are happy to announce the availability of the localized version of Firefox Developer Edition in Tagalog! This version (in Tagalog/Filipino) is not yet final. We are still in the process of completing the translation of the entire software to Tagalog/Filipino. But at least, we can now test and find areas to improve on the localization of the browser. This build of Firefox is available for Windows, Windows… Read the rest

Goodbye, Pootle. Mabuhay, Pontoon!

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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For years now, Mozilla‘s localization efforts had been using Pootle as the Community Localization Server. MozillaPH L10n has been religiously submitting translation suggestions and commits through the Mozilla Translation website powered by Pootle until two (02) days ago. You will now see a blank Pootle server for MozillaPH L10n [https://mozilla.locamotion.org/tl/].The MozillaPH L10n Team leadership decide to move all of the current localization and translation efforts to Pontoon with immediate effect. “Pontoon allows you to localise web content in place, with… Read the rest

Introducing the MozillaPH L10n Style Guide

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Style guides define the standard against which we determine a translation’s quality. They contain rules that are both defined by Mozilla and by Mozilla’s localization communities on how to best translate text in Mozilla products, websites, and other projects. Style guides are used to both translate and evaluate a translation’s quality. By following these rules, a translator has a better chance of producing a high quality translation that represents Mozilla values and culture. During the recently concluded Asian Localization Hackathon… Read the rest

WANTED: L10n Dev Volunteers for Project ATOMPH

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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A delegation of Mozilla Reps (ReMo) from the Mozilla Philippines Community participated in the Asian Localization Hackathon in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last weekend. The event provided venue for L10n (Localization) teams from across the continent to set goals and work on solutions in bringing more contributors to their communities. The MozilalPH L10n Team was able to draft a Tagalog/Filipino Style Guide for Mozilla Localization during the weekend (still in draft version; will be published very soon) and started the development… Read the rest