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Re: Web frontend to the DDTS open for testing

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Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On 8/16/06, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <jfs@computer.org> wrote:
>> The funny thing is that people can subvert those kinds of checks if they
>> simply have access to two different systems and they can simply
>> "review" and
>> "approve" (in one) things they "owned"  (in the other one).
> As opposed to the current DDTS which will accept anything form anyone
> without review? I'm all for putting in useful checks but it people
> want to be silly we can't really stop them.
>> 1.- Not have the application decide how the language team reviews or
>> approves
>> translations (the current system does not cooperate well with one-man
>> language teams). That method has to be decided per-team. Some teams might
>> want people to be able to translate and approve inmediately, others might
>> want a tigher review process (one or more people check out the
>> translation).
>> This could be even be different per translation (more reviews needed for
>> higher priority / higher visibility translations than optional
>> translations).
> Each language has a custom setup right now. That's why I'm trying to
> get feedback on how people want it. I'm open to most suggestions, even
> passwords (I had it setup at one point but it's hard to test a system
> if people need to sign up).
>> 2.- Provide per-user authentication and have a coordinator be able to
>> set up
>> a "confidence" level per translator (think of it as a rating, your
>> don't review
>> as often thinks from people that you have been working for years and
>> you are
>> confident in their skills as opposed to new people that have not proved
>> themselves).
> I thought of all sorts of schemes but I get stuck on a few small points:
> 1. What is the goal of these checks?
> 2. How perfect do translations need to be?

I guess as perfect as a translation can be ;-)

> Once we've got a decent answer to that we're done.
> Have a nice day,

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