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  1. What is the new process to Localize OpenOffice? What will happen to our old translations? Any idea on this?

  2. How can I start a new localization project in a language not listed here?

    1. Send an email to our localization mailing list and we can help you get started:

      1. I asked for the Hindi localization of OO.4 but it has not been initiated. how long does it takes?