Re: Using Git and separating translations into their own l10n-LL repository
- From: Christian Rose <menthos gnome org>
- To: Claude Paroz <claude 2xlibre net>
- Cc: Simos Xenitellis <simos lists googlemail com>, Gnome-infrastructure gnome org, Gnome-i18n List <gnome-i18n gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Using Git and separating translations into their own l10n-LL repository
- Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 01:42:33 +0100
On 1/15/09, Claude Paroz <claude 2xlibre net> wrote:
> Le mardi 13 janvier 2009 à 23:01 +0000, Simos Xenitellis a écrit :
> > This is a long-ish post regarding the migration to Git and
> > what we can do to make l10n a bit better.
> > Here I suggest to use the 'git submodule' support
> > so that the translation material for each language
> > reside in a single repository.
> > Comments would be appreciated.
> > If all is fine, I'll put this, with more details, to live.gnome.org.
> Thanks Simos for taking the time to evaluate such an infrastructure for
> However I doubt the relative complexity implied by your solution is
> worth the trouble. I see basically two use cases:
> 1. The non-technical coordinator, who would like the simplest
> infrastructure to commit his translation files.
> -> In this case, an auto-commit feature integrated in damned-lies is the
> best solution. No (D)VCS knowledge is required for him. FYI I've already
> tested a prototype which can do this in the testbed git infrastructure.
> 2. The geek coordinator who like to have the most control on what he's
> doing and how he do it.
> -> IMHO, this one won't mind checking out entire git modules. This is
> not very much different than the current situation.
FWIW, I fully agree with Claude here.
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