On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 9:07 AM, Petr Bokoc <pbokoc(a)redhat.com> wrote:
I understand that it might seem unusual and even counter-productive
translation projects between two separate systems, with this guide being the
only one being translated elsewhere. See this e-mail in the list archive
from the guide's previous maintainer explaining the reasons behind the
I feel the goalposts are being moved a lot on this. Sparks has created
a simple script -- not sure what issues still exist or what tweaks
need to happen to work perfectly with all Docs. In any case, it'd be
great if all Docs translations could be on one platform (whichever).
Your e-mail pointed out something that I feel should be addressed
There seems to be some confusion at this point about the Transifex instance.
Is there a way to somehow mark it as obsolete, make it read-only or just
hide or even delete it? It doesn't seem like a good decision to keep the
guide in Transifex and having unsuspecting translators possibly waste their
time working on an obsolete project.
You can disable the acceptance of translations on the Resource Edit
page. You should simply delete its resources completely though. If
you're not maintaining them, no reason to have them there..
> On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Christopher Antila
> <crantila(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> On 08/25/2013 04:04 AM, Jérôme Fenal wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> The Defensive and coding guide sports an interesting and forgotten
>>> feature in its file organization: directories.
>>> Beyond directories, it also happens to show files having the same name
>>> (such as Language.xml, found in Python/, Java/, CXX/, C/, etc. or
>>> You tell me, that is what directories are for. Fair enough.
>>> The real issue here is that pushing .po resulting from those XML files
>>> to Transifex which only handles uniquely named resources in a flat
>>> hierarchy leads to a mess, where there is no predictibility in having
>>> the Language resource always the same on Transifex, depending how those
>>> are pushed.
>>> Could it be possible to rename all those files to unique names, ideally
>>> with the subdir as a prefix (such as CXX-Language.xml or C-schema.xml)
>>> so that we have unique resource names in Transifex?
>>> Furthermore, could we add a requirement to documentation authors in
>>> order to ensure that all XML files in their document hierarchy show
>>> unique names?
>> This is an interesting problem that the guide's author probably didn't
>> think of! I'm definitely in favour of renaming these files as a
>> short-term solution. I suggest that the best long-term solution is to
>> add a directory-like feature to Transifex. After all, if authors think a
>> hierarchic information strategy is useful, then translators would
>> probably also think it's useful.
>> Another issue: according to the bug Jérôme opened, it looks like Florian
>> Weimer is the guide owner, but I don't see it in the guides table. So
>> what's going on here?
>> Either way, I'd be happy to help rename files, unless anybody objects.
>>  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs_Project_guides_table
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