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Re: What about DDTSS do you (dis)like?

On 9 June 2011 09:36, Helge Kreutzmann <debian@helgefjell.de> wrote:
> This is IMHO a very major change. The previous system easily allowed
> working with translations the same way as with e.g. bug reports, by
> simply using e-mail. Whenever I update a package description of mine
> (though this happens rarely) I can simply go to my ddts folder, pick
> out the right syntax, fire away two e-mails (one for grabbing, one for
> sending) and I'm done (and I've the record in my sent-box).

I think there's a misunderstanding, I'm not going to touch the mail
interface. It's not my code so I don't feel comfortable rewriting it
since I don't quite understand how it works. I'm just talking about
the web interface (DDTSS).

> Also this allows in principle to track down users, as each user has to
> supply a working e-mail-address. This would help discussing translations
> teams coordinating with learning translators.

Well, anyone in with a account on the web interface has a verified
email address. We don't do anything with it though, it's just an
attempt to make sure it's a real person.

> [1] In the early days I was translating there quite a bit, but this
> slowed down after the break in a lot and then I concentrated on other
> translation areas, especially since the review system for the e-mail
> system was never ressourected (which IMHO was also quite nice).

I've heard rumours of a review interface via the email, never been
able to find the code though. But in any case the email and web
interfaces will continue to live next to each other, oblivious of each

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/

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