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Bug#526032: packages.debian.org: add a link to the DDTP web interface to tranlate/improve a package description

(full quote since the bug was not in Reply-To)

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 07:23:38AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Simon Paillard (simon.paillard@resel.enst-bretagne.fr):
> > packages.debian.org displays the translation of descriptions provided by DDTP.
> > These descriptions can be translated using the web interface at
> > http://ddtp.debian.net/ddtss/index.cgi/
> > 
> > In order to :
> > * get new users involved in translation
> > * get more translated descriptions of packages
> > * get free proofreading of Debian users
> > 
> > => we may add a link from the package page to
> > http://ddtp.debian.net/ddtss/index.cgi/$lang/translate/$package
> > like "Help improving this translation".
> > 
> > I am aware of the possible drawback (that we can observe on translations
> > that came out of Rosetta) of such a link with translation opened to
> > anonymous contributors..
> It would be good if we could have a language-dependent text, either
> there or on the DDTP page that allows each to to add itw own text
> about its work method.
> For instance, all those teams that coordinate DDTP stuff through their
> mailing list could then redirect users to the list and suggest them to
> *not* start working on random translations.

Seconded. Better than people getting mad about translations without
knowledge how to fix them or searching and finding DDTS by themselves
without any (additional) guide.



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