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This is the main page for the 2015 I18n Team FAD, which is a FAD (a mini-conference) focused on working on Fedora 24 development plans, brainstorming on Fedora globalization workflow and deciding strategy for Fedora different products.


Fedora internationalization group has spread across the regions. We would like to propose 3 days of FAD and we would like to do following activities/tasks. Task list:

  • Fedora 24
    • Development plans
    • Change proposals
  • Deciding i18n team mission in the rise of Fedpra.Next products. Workstation, Server and Cloud.
  • Discussion on how to improve test day.
  • Listing out Fedora langauge support status. Crosscheck with (CLDR or Wikipedia list)
  • Deciding on Fedora locale related default fonts selection procedure.
  • Working on Glibc spliting locale-archive.
  • Fedora globalization
    • synchronize l10n, i18n and zanata.
    • listing todo.

Detailed Work Items & Final Attendees

Name Remote/Local/Travel Thu Fri Sat Core Tasks
Pravin Satpute FAD Organizer + Documentation + Development

Planning Prerequisites

See the How to organize a FAD list; you can keep your to-do list here.

  • Completed work item
  • Decide on Dates and Location
  • Work out budget
  • Arrange Facilities
  • List Resources
  • Be Somewhat Structured
  • Arrange Lodging
  • Arrange Refreshments
  • Arrange a Social Event


  1. Location: Tokyo, Japan
  2. Date: 5-7th November, 2015
  3. Schedule TBD
  4. Thursday Schedule
Time Scheduled activity
  1. Friday Schedule
Time Scheduled activity
  1. Saturday Schedule
Time Scheduled activity

    • Participants arrive at THIS_TIME_AND_DATE
    • PravinS arrive on xyz date
    • Will add other people who are traveling
    • Participants leave at THIS_TIME_AND_DATE
    • PravinS leave on xyz date
  1. Important skills (any of the following)
    • Fonts
    • IME (IBus, SCIM)
    • Encoding (Unicode)
    • CLDR.
    • Language experts.
  2. Personnel (people who might fit the bill)
    • Name (location, role) Confirmed? (Y/N)
    • Name (location, role) Confirmed? (Y/N)
    • Name (location, role) Confirmed? (Y/N)
    • others?
  3. Other considerations
    • Contributor V can offer a living room for evening social gatherings.
    • Contributor W has a car and is willing to do airport pick-ups.
    • Contributor X needs as much advance notice as possible.
    • Contributor Y has a schedule that is better on Fridays than on Tuesdays, and prefers weekend times after 4:28 AM.
    • Contributor Z is allergic to peanuts.


Snacks/Beverages: Details go here.

Lunch: Details go here.

Dinner: Details go here.


If you want funding from Red Hat, ask the OSAS team. If you can find other ways to fund your FAD, that's great too!

Attendee Status Arrival Departure ~Travel cost Hotel Notes Funding request (US $)
1. Pravin Satpute Still Planning
  1. Travel: $A for airfare, bus, train, etc. funding needed to get attendees to the FAD
  2. Housing: $B for hotel, etc. needed to have attendees sleep during the FAD
    • link to hotel room booking website, if applicable
  3. Space: Will use redhat facility in planned location.
    • address and travel details for the space
  4. Supplies:
    • Not presently.

Total budget: $(A+B)