Localization of OLPC for Afghanistan: Dr. Habib Khan reports that they have started localization of Etoys (a major project, as it contains 23,000+ strings). They have done some work in Urdu localization of Etoys and almost 1000 strings are translated into the Dari language. The next step is localization of Etoys ino Pashto.
OLPC User Manual: Usman Mansoor “Ansari” and Sohaib Obaidi “Ebtihaj” continue their efforts; translation of the user manual into the Dari language is complete and is now under review; the review of the translated version in Pashto is 90% complete.
Localization Tests: Habib also reports that they have successfully tested the Urdu localization .po files that Pootle generated on one of their test machines. There are some small issues with some of the character bindings; in addition, they are testing it with Dari and Pashto languages. The target is to have three XOs completely localized inUrdu, Dari, and Pashto by next week.
18. In the community: On invitation by the Computer Society of Pakistan (CSP), Habib made a short presentation on OLPC to the participants and distributed a CD containing presentations on OLPC. The members of CSP are the leaders of Pakistani IT industry.