Re: When and how can we migrate out of CVS and WML ? (Re: How to make Debian more attractive for users)
Le Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 08:19:47PM +0200, Gerfried Fuchs a écrit :
> I actually don't welcome changes that tell
> our translators technicly: "Thanks for your effort so far, but we throw
> it all away."
I would like to be clear. I do not propose, and have never proposed, to throw
away the work of translators.
What I am saying is that if there is no way to automatically convert from WML
to whichever format makes a consensus, then I am willing to do the work by hand
for the pages under /devel/debian-med. And this for the translations as well,
if we do not change our current strategy. (If we switch to PO catalogs, I may
not be able to transfer the contents, at least without proofreading).
> About change of VCS - there are (minor) efforts going on with respect
> to try out wether git would work as backend. Any help is of course
> appreciated, in any direction. I would welcome any change too, but to
> some degree that sentence has the sounding of "if someone else does it"
> added to it.
I like git a lot as well. Is there a roadmap somewhere, a list of problems to
solve or a sandbox in which making tests, and what is the plan to answer to the
valid objections of the contributors who will lose the ability to do partial
Lastly, but not so importantly,
> How many external links are you willing to intentionally break by what's
> spinning around in your mind?
I would like to tell, without starting a long discussion, that I feel offended
by the way you express your objection by attributing bad motivations to me.
Breaking things is not my intention.
Have a nice day,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan