Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at
Tue May 1 10:24:45 UTC 2012

On 05/01/2012 12:04 PM, Marco Calignano wrote:
> On 05/01/2012 11:25 AM, Anne-Marie Mahfouf wrote:
>> On 04/27/2012 11:56 PM, Nicola De Filippo wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> i'm the creator and administrator of educazionik project  [1]. The 
>>> objective
>>> of the project is develop educational software for the italian (but 
>>> not only)
>>> primary school (for desktop and tablet). These software have 
>>> facility for
>>> children with handicap of vision or movments.
>>> Aleix Pol    told me about the idea of moving to kde-edu umbrella 
>>> and move the
>>> code to
>>> What do you think?
>>>                 BR
>>>                      Nicola
>> Hi,
>> I think your software is very interesting for KDE Edu.
>> The big work you will have to do in order to move to KDE Edu 
>> playground git is to put everything in English. In KDE, we code in 
>> English en_US (all class names, variable names, ...) are in English 
>> and all strings are in English. The strings are then translated into 
>> more than 50 languages.
>> A few questions:
>> 1) Data files: I tried a few of your programs but could not really 
>> understand them because they are in Italian. I see that your data is 
>> stored in .txt files. Is it easy for a teacher to make his own data 
>> file? Could we reuse the.kvtml files we have in other KDE Edu programs?
>> 2) How is your software accessible for children with visual or 
>> physical handicaps?
>> Best regards,
>> Anne-Marie
> Hi Anne-Marie
> like you know I am Italian and I was already talking to Nicola about 
> the international part of his games. There are also other problems For 
> example there are games that are specific of the Italian Language so a 
> translation is not enough.
> We are working to put the code in the playground and then to port the 
> games to an international level.
> We are also thinking some of the games can be integrated in already 
> existing games (Pairs, Kanagram, Kwordquiz).
> I think we will launch some discussions for the mailing list about 
> internationalization before we go
> down to the technical aspect of QML, kvtml and accessibility.
> Cheers
> Marco
Thanks Marco!

Best regards,


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