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<h1>Zend Framework Translator - Getting Started</h1>

<p>We appreciate the volunteer effort to translate Zend Framework documentation. This is a big job, and we have many terrific people helping us around the world.</p>

<h3>First steps for new translation contributors</h3>

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<li>Subscribe to the Zend Framework documentation list by sending an email to <a href="mailto:fw-docs-subscribe@lists.zend.com">fw-docs-subscribe@lists.zend.com</a>.</li>
<li>Create an account for yourself on our <a href="http://framework.zend.com/issues/secure/Signup!default.jspa">JIRA</a> issue tracker, if you haven't done so already.</li>
<li>Sign the Contributor License Agreement, and send a copy to <a href="mailto:cla@zend.com">cla@zend.com</a> by email, fax, or postal mail; see <ac:link><ri:page ri:content-title="Contributor License Agreement" ri:space-key="ZFPROP" /><ac:link-body>CLA</ac:link-body></ac:link> for more information. We will process your CLA as promptly as we can, and we will grant to your account privileges to commit changes in the documentation directory.</li>
<li>Please coordinate with the team leader for the particular language translation. See <ac:link><ri:page ri:content-title="Documentation Team" /></ac:link>.</li>
<li>If you want to start to translate the manual into a new language, please address it to the Zend Framework <a href="mailto:fw-docs@lists.zend.com">documentation list</a>.</li>
<li>Monitor changes to the English manual by subscribing to the <a href="mailto:fw-svn-subscribe@lists.zend.com">fw-svn-subscribe@lists.zend.com</a> mailing list, or you can also monitor changes by <a href="http://framework.zend.com/code/changelog/~rss/Zend_Framework/standard/trunk/documentation/manual/en/rss.xml">RSS</a> or by viewing the <a href="http://framework.zend.com/manual/status">translation status page</a>.</li>
<li>All further questions regarding the manual translations should be discussed in the list <a href="mailto:fw-docs@lists.zend.com">fw-docs@lists.zend.com</a></li>
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<h3>How to compile DocBook manual into HTML</h3>

<p>It is recommended to render the manual into HTML to test your changes.</p>

<p>To compile the manual on your local system, please refer to the <ac:link><ri:page ri:content-title="Translator - Manual Compilation Instructions" /></ac:link>. </p>