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Re: tag for translators?



/  <kss@kldp.org> was heard to say:
| > You're right, there is no special tag for translators, and author
| > doesn't really seem right either. When I have done DocBook
| > translations (a different kind of translation, yes), I have used the
| > <othercredit> tag. This tag does have a downside in that it does not
| > appear in the html output, which makes you a kind of silent
| > contributor.
| 
| That seems not a good way because almost everyone wants his name
| displayed outside as translator. 
| That is one of the biggest joy & motivation of devoting their time. :-)

OtherCredit is probably the right place. Just fix your stylesheets so
that othercredit is displayed :-)

| > > Currently, we changed the Norman Walsh's DocBook stylesheet a bit little
| > > and using the <editor> tag to specify the translator.
| > 
| > <editor> is not really the right tag, but then again there *is* no
| > right tag. So, it's hard to argue against it. :)
| 
| Yes..:-)

If you think we should add <translator>, suggest it on the DocBook
mailing list ;-)

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

-- 
Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> | We dance around in a ring and suppose,
http://nwalsh.com/            | but the Secret sits in the middle and
                              | knows.--Robert Frost


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