Re: problems with the translated description...
On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 07:02:45PM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
> > *Why are the translations not marked with a
> > version number?
> We don't need a version number.
> The server save the description as a whole and all parts of the
> description. The server save the email address from the last
> translators too.
> If a description changed the server send a mail to the last
> translators with the
> old description
> a diff of the description
> the new description and
> the old translation
> Normal the changes are very small and the german translators send the
> new translation in 24 hours.
And if nobody do update these fields, is it possible to take over this
package description and receive these informations?
> The server translate only unchanged description or (if he don't find a
> translation) unchanged parts/sections. You see we don't need version
I will discuss this issue in a separate mail, on debian-i18n only.
> I see in email@example.com a mail with a translated description
> and the translator was asking for comments.
> You don't need this. (only you have a real problem with the
> I have this on my TODO-list:
> all translated description send the server to a second translator
> and this translator can check the spelling.
> With this, every description will check. But now we/you should
> translate the description. This is a lot of work and we must start
> some time. If we have translated > 50% we can start with this cross
How translation teams do internally work is not your concern, any choice
(quantity vs. quality) has its pros and cons.
> more problems or questions?
> PS: if you will start a translation, send a mail to
> firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject 'GET 1 fr'
I want to translate the packages I maintain and so know well, how can I
do? (This is a dummy example, I do not plan doing it just now).