I have translated aroud 3 strings for GNOME desktop. So now I am proud to say that I am a proud GNOME contributor now !!
This is the web page of SMC
Visit the page of GNOME malayalam
In my opinion the best way to enter into the FLOSS is by joining a FSUG near you and start with localisation.
Today I had an chat with santhosh chettan. He also said me the same thing.
Here are the files translated by myself
If any one wants to join malayalam localisation team please visit http://fci.wikia.com/wiki/Smc