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Re: Proposal to change l10n system (WAS: DDTSS is down)

Hello Eric,
On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 03:22:47PM +0100, Eric Spreen wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-01-28 at 07:03 +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > i18n.debian.net is an attempt for this..:-)
> > 
> > For instance, there is something running for months, even years, that
> > imports debconf translations into Pootle. This has an SVN repo as
> > backend and works fairly well. I could announce it and have you folks
> > work in this instead of grabbing POT files or outdated PO files and
> > send tons of bug reports, etc.
> > 
> > However, I have no idea how to allow
> > package maintainers to get this material back in their
> > packages. Therecould be some helpers or hooks for this...but that
> > needs discussion, development, testing, etc. Things I've not been able
> > to deal with as of now (hint: development is out of my skills).
> I think that submission to the BTS works fine for developers, but the
> administration process for translators is too cumbersome. It involves
> sending about 8 status updates per translation and the process could
> take weeks if the team is not very active.

Different workflows should remain possible. I can rather well automate
the current process (and partially do), but working with web pages is


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