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Re: Assessing the outdatedness of our web site translations

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 12:11:42AM +0200, Peter Karlsson wrote:
> Martin Quinson:
> > I don't like the idea of cvs rm'ing such outdated files. I would prefer to
> > find a way to get those pages not offered by the webserver by default, but
> > still available if the user do click on a special link like "see the old
> > translation".
> That's not very easy to implement on the web server side. And besides, if
> the page has fallen behind as much, I think we're doing our users a
> disservice serving it, even if it is marked as outdated, because people will
> still read the translation and not the original.
> Remember that this is only for extremely outdated, in effect unmaintained,
> translations. It's the same kind of clean-up that we do of the archives
> for orphaned packages. I think it makes sense to do it for orphaned
> translations.

Yeah. I guess you're right. Where do you put the limit then (sorry if you
already said that I fail to remember) ? One year ? Six months ? And what if
the change was just a typo fix in english and the translators never bothered
updating its number?

I think this should keep manual, and not automatic...

Bye, Mt.

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