[call to action] "KDE For All" goal | Adding video subtitles

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Tue Oct 17 21:51:33 BST 2023

El dilluns, 16 d’octubre de 2023, a les 14:31:14 (CEST), Joseph P. De Veaugh-
Geiss va escriure:
> Hello! As part of the /KDE For All/ accessibility goal [1], KDE is now
> adding subtitles to videos, including translations.
> Will your team join us in making KDE's videos accessible for all?
> Recently Johnny Jazeix, GCompris contributor and leader in the
> mentorship programs SoK/GSoC, expanded the existing subtitling workflow
> so that the translation team is involved. Once translations are
> completed, posting videos in more languages is now more or less automatic.
> By subtitling videos and providing translations, KDE's media can reach
> more people and more communities around the world.
> So how does it work?
> The creator of the video uploads the SRT (subtitle formatted file) in
> English to Invent along with a short configuration file. Translators
> then translate the SRT into different languages. These translations will
> gradually be uploaded to both PeerTube and YouTube. For details about
> creating video subtitles using Kdenlive and uploading them to
> invent.kde.org, see this page at the community wiki:
> * https://community.kde.org/Video_Subtitles

I'm a bit confused that page doesn't mention the workflow of using .po files 
that seems should be the preferred one? 


> The whole process may take several days, as different translation teams
> work in different time zones and work at different rates. For examples
> of videos using the system on both platforms, see the following:
> * https://tube.kockatoo.org/w/3moubSFAnn6n5UAQoyuetW
> * https://tube.kockatoo.org/w/3Sb8KKCmdQcPgoQsyK24YE
> * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFlQR0ymisE&t=31s
> The Krita team has already begun using this workflow [2], and we would
> like to involve more and more of KDE's teams in this effort.
> For support, please reach out to the community at:
> * https://go.kde.org/matrix/#/#kde-www:kde.org
> For translation support, please see the wiki page:
> * https://community.kde.org/Get_Involved/translation
> Thanks to Johnny Jazeix and Paul Brown for their excellent work in
> making this possible.
> Cheers,
> Joseph
> [1] "Add video subtitles":
> https://invent.kde.org/teams/accessibility/collaboration/-/issues/29
> [2] https://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kimageshop/2023-September/016874.html

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