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

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
> <snip>
>  Thanks Simos for taking the time to evaluate such an infrastructure for
>  l10n.
>  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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