[OpenStack-I18n] [Elections] Candidacy for I18n PTL (Queens)

JF Taltavull jftalta at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 21:45:00 UTC 2017

Hi Frank !

It's such good news ! I'm sure you'd be a great I18N PTL !

See you soon,


On 01/08/2017 07:29, Frank Kloeker wrote:
> Good morning!
> Today I would like to announce my candidacy as I18n PTL in Queens cycle.
> I've been in the OpenStack Community since 2015, active as a 
> translator in the
> German team. I participated in my first OpenStack Summit in Tokyo and 
> met the
> I18n team for the first time at the Design Summit. It was an exciting 
> moment to
> meet people from all over the world working on the same thing.
> It is not just translations, but working with different cultures, 
> views and ...
> time zones. These are the magical dimensions and challenges.
> After Tokyo we had virtual midcycle sprint to develop the translation 
> check
> site, one of the tools to help translators in their work.
> I met more people during Barcelona Summit and sank deeper and deeper 
> into the
> work of OpenStack and I18n. In Boston we had our own session to show 
> the work of
> the I18n team. We prepared a workshop also which was not so 
> successful, but the
> preparation was great and we can repeat it at any time.
> At this point I would like to thank Ianychoi for his excellent work in 
> the past
> as PTL. He is tireless, full of energy, and brought I18n far forward. 
> He was for
> me in the last weeks a kind of mentor to learn all the things related 
> to I18n
> and PTL.  Nevertheless, I still need support from the entire team to
> successfully manage this task.
> What goals have I set for myself for Queens:
> 1. Completion of the translation check site. I have been involved in this
> project since 2015 and now it has to be finished :-)
> 2. Automate all the things. We have some manual work in I18n and our 
> tools that
> are to automate to make the work easier.
> 3. Aquire more people to the team. We have great teams that do a lot. 
> But we
> also get more work through translate new OpenStack projects or the 
> User Survey.
> I hope I have given a good overview. Contact me directly if you have any
> questions or requests. On good cooperation in a new cycle of OpenStack!
> kind regards
> Frank
> Email: eumel at arcor.de
> IRC: eumel8
> Twitter: eumel_8
> OpenStack Profile:
> https://www.openstack.org/community/members/profile/45058/frank-kloeker
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