samedi 3 janvier 2015

My Q3/Q4-2014 report

I didn't write the Q3 report, so this report covers both Q3 and Q4.

Regular l10n-drivers work such as patch reviews, pushes to production, meetings and past projects maintenance excluded.

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jeudi 19 décembre 2013

My Q4-2013 report

It's the end of the quarter, just list last quarter I wrote down a summary of what I did this quarter for Mozilla for posterity, here it is Tools and code Once again, I spent significant time working on tools this quarter. My activity was focused on Transvision, Langchecker and my FirefoxOS  […]

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lundi 4 novembre 2013

PHP: détecter si l'encodage d'un fichier est en utf8

Dans mon boulot on travaille uniquement avec des fichiers source en UTF8, notre site principal est en python mais j'ai des outils de maintenance extérieurs au site qui sont en PHP, étant donné que l'on travaille avec une bonne centaine de bénévoles qui ont accès au svn où nous stockons les fichiers  […]

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mardi 1 octobre 2013

What I did in Q3

A quick recap of what I did in Q3  so as that people know what kind of work we do in the l10n-drivers team and because as a service team to other department, a lot of what we do is not necessarily visible.Tools and code I spent significantly more time on tool this quarter than in the past, I am also  […]

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samedi 2 janvier 2010

My 2009 yearly report

I am not great at blogging in English and communicating about my work so I thought that publishing my yearly report would compensate that All in all, it has been a busy year, nobody in the localization drivers team and among our localization teams had time to get bored, lots of product releases,  […]

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jeudi 2 juillet 2009

July 2003 - July 2009: 6 years of Mozilla Web localization

Although I got into the mozilla project through en-user documentation and support around 2001, I really got involved in Web localization in 2003 when I started to build a Spanish Mozilla community around the Mozilla Suite and I convinced Bob Clary (who also gave me my canconfirm rights in bugzilla,  […]

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dimanche 17 mai 2009

Firefox 3.5 release, translations, events, web sites, your local Mozilla community needs you!

Firefox 3.5 is soon to be released and everybody is working hard in the Mozilla community to make it as great a release as were the previous ones! This is the perfect moment for you to get involved by helping you local localization team preparing translations for our websites, the sooner our  […]

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jeudi 5 février 2009

Meet Mozilla at Fosdem, become a Mozilla contributor!!!

As every year, Mozilla is going to be at Fosdem with a booth and our own conference room where you will be able to meet with the people behind the different branches of the Mozilla tree (Mozilla Corporation, Mozilla Foundation, Mozilla Europe, Community members and other European Mozilla related  […]

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mercredi 31 décembre 2008

27 languages have their own download page on

This post is a follow up to a previous post last month anouncing our first work on localized home pages hosted on We now have 26 languages (28 if we count en-US and pt-BR which we already had) with a localized download page for Firefox on our main portal. Several of these locales are  […]

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mardi 18 novembre 2008 is getting translated download pages

As you may have learned recently on Seth's blog, we have been working lately on creating translated landing pages on for all of the locales that are not already supported on an official regional portal (that is those not on Mozilla Europe/China/Japan). Now that I have a bit of time I can  […]

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jeudi 21 août 2008

Are you Georgian, Mongolian or Belarusian? We need your help for Firefox :)

UPDATE: our translations are now complete, special thanks to Brian(and his team), Gia and Aleks for stepping up and helping us finishing our work on this bug, now Major Update is just around the corner If you are part of the Mozilla community, speak Georgian, Mongolian or Belarusian and want to  […]

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mardi 12 août 2008

Mexican Spanish language pack for Firefox is ready!

Thanks to the hard work of Ricardo Meza and his team, the first language pack in Mexican Spanish (es-MX) is now available on (AMO): Español (México) Language Pack 3.0.2pre This lang pack is still in the sandbox so you will need an account on AMO and be logged in to be able to  […]

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