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Mozilla Common Voice is a crowd sourcing platform for audio dataset in various languages. This month, we brought Malayalam into Mozilla common voice. Anish Sheela put his efforts to realize common voice for Malayalam. Initially, Common Voice website localized. Now, public domain sentences are being collected and reviewed.
SMC is active on localization of popular software projects. This month, we were active in localizing various Mozilla projects and KDE applications.
24.3% overall localization has been done. 27.9% of applications, 28.3% of kde workspace, 23.0% of kde edu and 3.1% of kde graphics got localized.
Top contributors are:
Mozilla's browsers and online services were localized into Malayalam. Firefox for Android, iOS, Firefox Rocket, Firefox Send and Common Voice got 100% localized. Pontoon is used to centrally organize the localization efforts. Telegram suport group was active in helping and organizing contributors.
Overall 71% of strings localized. Firefox for Android, Firefox for iOS, Firefox Rocket, Firefox Send and Common Voice completely localized. Firefox Screenshots reached 93%, Mozilla.org - 89%, Firefox - 79%, Firefox Accounts - 79%, Thunderbird.net - 57% and Fundraising got 46% localized to Malayalam.
Major contributors to Common Voice and other recent Mozilla localizations are:
Sebin Jacob represented SMC in a panel discussion on "Influence of Social Media on General Election" by Asianet News as a part of Election special series Kadamba. Dr. Arifa K.C.,V. K. Adarsh and K.G. Sooraj were the other panellists. The video of the program can be found here.
Indic keyboard got miscellenious bug fixes and got number pad keyboard.