Bug#526032: packages.debian.org: add a link to the DDTP web interface to tranlate/improve a package description
There's actually not much of a drawback here, translations already
_are_ at a rather low level, and there is next to no QA related measures
in the DDTSS: anonymous people click-"review" translations of anonymous
people without any chance to send over feedback or hints or blacklist
certain known-bad translators or mark them specificly need-review by
certain people that are known to produce decent translations.
you describe the situation from your point of view. Have a look
at the statistics. Much of the work comes from a few active people
who use their DDTSS account. Among them *is* some discussion.
Users of the DDTP web interface leave their email address. And
there is the lack of manpower.
Personally I am much more thinking of removing DDTP support from the
packages site at all than to going on with this - in Debian area -
absolutely uncommon no-quality approach. Especially since several
discussions didn't improve anything along that lines over the years. And
as a packages site maintainer I don't want to have this approach
continued and even endorsed through the system I am responsible for.
This has to stop, here and now, one way or another.
The same is valid for posts like the one I am responding to. I believe
they don't reach the producers of sucking translations and therefore
have no effect. On the long run it's annoying to read quarterly posts
about the poor quality of the translations when they are your