Re: Using Git and separating translations into their own l10n-LL repository

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Claude Paroz <claude 2xlibre net> wrote:
>> Given the number of times that translators have broken the build of
>> our module, Gnome Games, because they don't run make check before they
>> commit. I'm 100% opposed to any configuration in which translators are
>> freed from the responsibility of making sure that they didn't break
>> something.
>> Both of these proposals are good ideas but will cause many headaches
>> unless the make check is automated somehow.
> I suppose you're talking about documentation translation, right? Because
> for ui translation, I don't see how to break the build when the file
> pass msgfmt -vc (as required by the SVN hook).


> For doc translation, yes, damned-lies could be enhanced to build the
> documentation from the translations and check the result with xmllint.
> Feel free to add a bug report about this. But this has nothing to do
> with the location of files in the VCS.

I didn't say that it did.

It seems like any change that frees translators from the ability to
run xmllint and claim they were just following the approved workflow
should be considered a regression.

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