[Mageia-i18n] Workflow for i18n translators
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Fri Dec 17 23:46:01 CET 2010
2010/12/18 Catalin Florin RUSSEN <cfrussen at yahoo.co.uk>
> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>
> > To: List dedicated to internationalisation issues <
> mageia-i18n at mageia.org>
> > Sent: Fri, 17 December, 2010 21:21:49
> > Subject: Re: [Mageia-i18n] Workflow for i18n translators
> > May be I did not make that clear:
> > This thread is not about voting or deciding for one or the other
> > option. It is about presenting the 2 (maximum 3) ways translators
> > would like to work so that sysadmin team has a picture about what we
> > need.
> > We already have 2 major points which (according to what I read so far)
> > are important:
> > - online and offline work should be possible.
> > - only 2 or 3 translators of each language should be able to commit
> > (which implies collaboration)
> > --
> > wobo
> Hi Wobo,
> I thought that this point was clear enough. I totally agree with you.
> In a previous post I expressed my preference for an online tool for
> proofreading, validating and submitting.
> Even with an online tool like Transifex, you need to extract the po file to
> compile it so that you can test the result locally. From this point of view
> classical way (PO editor + SVN) it's more practical. From the collaborative
> point of view an online tool is an imperative.
> So, at the end I think we'll need both ways (Local editor + SVN and online
> integrated together.
> At least 2 translator may be able to submit (after proofreading and
> but this right must be given according to the translator experience and
> recognized for the quality of his work. Of course (at least) 3 translators
> the submit right is the safest option where is possible.
> Gosh, I've said the same thing as wobo (again) :)
> Best regards,
> Florin Catalin RUSSEN
> Romanian Translation Team
> Well, essentially it's possible just have an download option and to do all
translation online, i.e. you download for testing and if some error found
correct it online. But I agree it is good to have as much possibilities as
possible, because not all people prefer online editing and vice versa...
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