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Re: Status of work on the Debian Pootle server i18n.debian.net:8080

On So, 2007-01-14 at 18:04 +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > Done.
> > However, Bart Cornelis should have access too (not sure if he already has 
> > an account). Is that supported (allowing more that one person to admin a 
> > project)?
> It is supported, yes. However, Bart doesn't have an account yet.
> I gave "fjp" all rights to the debconf, di, sid and test projects.
> (the pootle project is actually here only because Pootle itself is not
> translated otherwise, which is a bug known by the Pootle team)
> > The same goes for "my" program and debconf translations though. I would 
> > accept other active members of the dutch l10n team being able to modify 
> > them, but not any random pootle user.
> Yeah, all this is configurable. The current problem I have is that
> default permissions are not strict enough and allow any random
> registered user to get the "translate" right.
> I need to figure out where are defaults....

We have decided to adjust the defaults rights for the next releases so
that the defaults will only include the right to suggest.

> There's also a request from some Pootle users to have the possibility
> to set permissions for a whole project instead of being forced to go
> to any project/language combination to set permissions.
> But I still have to read more doc about permissions.
> > > > I feel that at the very least translators should be able to lock down
> > > > any (individual) or all translations for their language before any
> > > > editing is allowed that could end up in uploads of packages.
> > >
> > > This is partially possible, I think, with the permissions management
> > > system.
> > 
> > OK.
> > 
> > A final question. Is there any logging of who modified which files through 
> > pootle?
> I'm not completely sure but I would say "no" and, of course, that
> would be an interesting option to have (I don't remember anyone
> mentioning this to Javier/Friedel at the Extremadura meeting).

Not really. If you use PyLucene you will see a message in the log that
item [3] was updated and you can associate the username, filename and
item number, but this is not really usable in any real sense.

Thanks for all the good questions / suggestions, Frans.


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