[tei-council] Important Addendum: Re: 'TEI: Frequently Asked Questions' international (fwd)

David Sewell dsewell at virginia.edu
Mon Aug 15 13:20:32 EDT 2011


Hmm. After sending that request I noticed that I had included Alyona's phone 
number and worried about letting that get onto a publicly archived list. But a 
quick googling of her name + number suggests that we might not want to honor the 
request, which is called a "scam" in this thread:


(third message).

FWIW, in her email to us she claimed her native language is Ukrainian, in the 
one to LDP she said Belorussian...

Thumbs down?

On Mon, 15 Aug 2011, David Sewell wrote:

> Dear Council,
> See the attached query from someone who wants to publish a Ukrainian translation
> of the TEI FAQ webpage on her blog. I asked for clarification on whether she
> also wanted to see it added to the official site and she replied, "I was
> thinking to place this translation on my own blog. I guess in this way my
> readers can easily find all materials they are interested in. As a donation into
> the TEI, I can put a link into my translation, when it is ready, to the original
> source of materials."
> Assuming she will add a credit line indicating permission received from us, is
> this okay with everyone? If I hear no serious objections from anyone within a
> couple of days I will authorize this,
> David
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 15:14:24 +0300
> From: Alyona Lompar <alyona.lompar at iname.com>
> Reply-To: Alyona Lompar <alyona.lompar at consultant.com>
> To: info at tei-c.org, web at tei-c.org, membership at tei-c.org
> Subject: 'TEI: Frequently Asked Questions' international
> Hi!
> I am interested in your publication http://www.tei-c.org/About/faq.xml and
> would like to translate it to my native language (Ukrainian), so Ii can share
> it with the readers on my blog. For doing that I need your written permission.
> Of course, I will credit you as an author and your webpage as the source.
> Certainly, I will be grateful if you do the same when I'll be done with
> translation.
> The translation will be posted only on the Web, no print copies are planned.
> You can contact me by email or phone, you can leave a voice message and I will
> call you back, if you prefer a call instead of emails.
> Regards,
> Alyona Lompar
> +(360) 488-0303
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