GNU Web Translation Coordination

The “trans-coord” package is a special organizational group, with the goal to provide infrastructure for easy maintenance of translations.

GNUnited Nations

GNUnited Nations (or GNUN) is a build system for translations. For more information on how to obtain it, see GNUN homepage.

For development sources and other information, please see the trans-coord group page at


Documentation for the translation process is available on this website, as is documentation for most GNU software. The two manuals are distributed with the gnun package, so you may read them by running info web-trans or info gnun, provided GNUN is installed on your system.

Mailing Lists/Newsgroups

This group has three mailing lists: <>, <> and <>.

The main discussion list is <>, and is used to discuss all aspects of the translation process. This is a private mailing list.

There is a separate list used for announcements of GNUN releases and updates to What's New, <>.

Development of GNUN happens on <>.

To subscribe to these or any GNU mailing lists, please send an empty mail with a Subject: header of just subscribe to the relevant -request list. For example, to subscribe yourself to the GNU announcement list, you would send mail to <>. Or you can use the mailing list web interface.


The “trans-coord” group is currently being maintained by Yavor Doganov, Ineiev, Anatoly Kazantsev and Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete Dutra.