[Mageia-i18n] What was wrong with Transifex?

Yaron Shahrabani sh.yaron at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 11:27:22 CEST 2013

I think it can also push back, I've done it with Github once, we can set up
a test repository and see if it works before moving it into production.

Yaron Shahrabani

<Hebrew translator>

On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:47 AM, atilla ontas <tarakbumba at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2013/4/3 Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at gmail.com>
>> Just to summarize for those of you, who were not with us in the beginning:
>> - It was decided to use a web plattform, that can be used with our mageia
>> accounts
>> - At that time we opted for tx, because it "looked good"
>> - Tx always was a pain for me and akien because it does not have an svn
>> integration, so we had to sync manually between the svn and the tx database
>> - At some time something broke inside the tx database, we were never
>> quite sure, what it was but it resulted in having loads of untranslated
>> strings in the po files although they were translated in tx
>> - When our servers were updated from Mdv2010.1 (which they were using in
>> the beginning) to Mga1, something broke, misc (our then tx maintainer) who
>> did try to solve it never found out, what it was, it must have been
>> something with the underlying software (python, django, postgres, whatever)
>> So yes, we do need a web platform. It should be
>> - easy to use for those i18n people who are not fond of using svn
>> - easy to maintain for the i18n team leaders (meaning it SHOULD have an
>> svn integration
>> - easy to maintain for our sysadmins
>> - give those people who prefer working directly with svn the freedom to
>> do so
>> As I see it, tx.net can't do that, but if you show me I'm wrong, I'm
>> glad to learn...
>> Cheers,
>> Oliver
> Thank you. Did you read http://help.transifex.com/intro/one-dot-zero.html? From that page, i understand that tx can pull directly from VCS. But it
> won't push back. Is it main problem? I didn't search for other problems, i
> think those won't be problem if we use tx.net instead of own
> installation.
> I think a script can do svn push in tx. Add it to svn server as a cron job
> and it directly pull from tx and submit to svn. Is it so hard? I haven't
> look in Pootle. May be it worths than tx.
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