Communication among localisers and specialists in aspects of technology and language is essential to sharing expertise, collaborating on projects, and building capacities and networks for future initiatives.
1. PanAfrican Localisation project & communication
The PanAfrican Localisation project seeks to facilitate communication in several ways.
1.1 E-mail lists
- PAL-lists - three e-mail lists, one each in the working languages of English, French, and Portuguese, with automatic translation to of messaages among them.
- Lists for workshops
- L10n WikiGroups have been set up to provide specialised spaces for country-based communities and for some topics. This is an ongoing experiment
2. Other forums
2.1 Lists on localisation in Africa
- List of lists: Table 7 in Section 7.7 of the Survey Document mentions several older lists and message boards (this list should be reproduced with newer forums in this space)
2.2 Lists on localisation in general