This page is a draft - it is work in progress
po4a (PO for anything) eases the maintenance of documentation translation using the classical gettext tools. The main feature of po4a is that it decouples the translation of content from its document.
The philosophy of Free Software is to make the technology truly available to everyone. But licensing is not the only consideration: untranslated free software is useless for non-English speakers. Therefore, we still have some work to do to make software available to everybody.
Especially in the case of technical documentation, it is essential the translations can be updated timely too.
You can use it for different document formats like
- TeX / LaTeX
- xml and XHMTL
First a worklow for TeX/LaTeX is described