Re: Comment field in DDTSS?
Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
On 8/21/06, Jacob Sparre Andersen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Would it be possible to add a comment field per package
translation in DDTSS?
Sounds like a good idea, what were you thinking? A
free-form field after the translation where anything could
Whatever was there would be added to a running log so you
could have a sort of discussion and see what people said
I would do it simpler. Just a single field, where
subsequent reviewers replace or append to the existing text.
1. How big a field? Would a single line be enough or were
you thinking multiline?
I single line might not be enough. I was imagining
something like the field for the long package description.
2. Do you want it to be kept after the translation has
I didn't consider that. But no. There's not much point in
that. My idea with the field is simply to ease the
discussion about specific translations, so the translation
can converge faster.
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