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Re: Exploring the possibility of an l10n upload of w3c-linkchecker to fix pending po-debconf l10n bugs

Christian ,
	Sounds great. I'll put them in pending and upload whatever there is
next weekend. I'll upload once a week so long as there are pending
translation patches.

On 21/01/12 17:53, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Nicholas Bamber (nicholas@periapt.co.uk):
>> Christian,
>> 	I have the strong impression that this is an automated email and
>> w3c-linkchecker has been caught in a drag net. I feel that there is
>> something untidy about non-maintainer uploads. So for this package I
>> would much prefer if I (or some other member of the Debian Perl Group)
>> could handle this.
> The mail is not automated. Indeed, I picked this package because it
> shows "high" in a page that gives me good targets for possible l10n
> uploads or NMUs.
> Indeed, you're right that the bug I mailed is the wrong one. This is
> indeed a copy/paste error and a good proof that things are not
> automated..:-)
> I changed this to #611653
>> 	In w3c-linkchecker we have one i18n bug (655446) that is ready to go
>> and one bug (611653) that needs another look from the
>> translator. The
> Yes, but the "right" thing to do in such case is to use the
> translation anyway and let translators catchup later on.
> Anyway, this is not a problem.
> You're right that the translator could have followed up to your mail
> sent on Feb 11th when you notified him that templates changed in the
> meantime and he would need to update his work, though.
>> bug mentioned in your email (614598) is nothig to do with i18n and so I
>> suspect your drag net script has a bug. The issue is not doing a release
>> as that is just a few minutes work. The issue I have is that it seems a
>> waste for so little gain - especially with the freeze still a way off.
>> If you could round up the translators I know it would get acted on
>> quickly, if not by me then by someone else in the Debian Perl Group.
> This is exactly the point : rounding up translators and give those
> that are active a good chance to send their work.
> You're right that we are not close to the release (though I think all
> maintainers should now get their packages in shape) but please think
> that there are hundreds of packages with debconf translations and I
> can't humanly not nag them all during the last weeks..:-). So, I start
> early and I start with packages that have the oldest l10n bugs.
> Indeed, my proposal here is what I wrote un my mail (you'll notice
> that the mail doesn't talk about NMU but rather opens doors to give
> you some help in gathering more translations) : I send a call for
> translation updates and, at the end of the 1-week update period, I
> send you a summary and let the upload up to you, when it's convenient
> for you (as long as this doesn't happen in 2 or 3 months..:-)).
> Would that be OK for you?
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