[Xfce-i18n] Xfce Transifex installation moved

Yaron Shahrabani sh.yaron at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 06:40:58 CEST 2013

Hey guys,
I fixed all the errors found in the import and packed them.

Kind regards,

Yaron Shahrabani

<Hebrew translator>

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Xfce <noreply at xfce.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> This is a bit late since we moved a month ago, but I still get private
> emails from users asking why the Xfce translation website moved to
> transifex.com. Apparently not a lot read the Xfce-i18n mailing list...
> So since you were registered at translations.xfce.org, I'm sending you
> this email.
> For quite some time Xfce used a private installation of Transifex
> because this "old" version was capable of pushing to git directly and
> the tools provided by transifex.com were not extremely suitable at the
> time. But time went by and transifex.com improved to a nice platform,
> while our installation started to struggle more and more.
> So it was about time we moved and since the beginning of this month all
> translations moved to the Xfce hub project! There are separate projects
> for the core modules because there we work more active with different
> branches, and there are "collection" projects for the various goodies,
> like panel plugins, thunar extensions and applications outside Xfce core.
> The platform is (imho) a huge improvement for translators; the interface
> is very nice, a way better online editor and a translation memory across
> the components to translate similar string more quickly and consistently.
> On the developers side everything is still automated; a cron script will
> pull the translations and submit them to git (if they reached a minimum
> percentage of 50% and passed all checks).
> During the migration a lot of files were removed from git because they
> did not pass "msgfmt -check", so at the same time this was a nice cleanup
> of broken translations in the repositories.
> All dropped po file are packed per-language and can be found here:
> http://users.xfce.org/~nick/broken-i18n/
> You can manually fix the errors and upload them again, so they will be
> committed upstream. If they still contain errors either the upload will
> fail or the cron job will continue to spam you with the error messages
> until you fixed them.
> So in case you were translating Xfce and continue willing doing so, sign
> up at transifex.com and joint a translation team in the Xfce project:
> https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/xfce/
> I try to restore the teams as much as possible, so it would be nice if
> you signup with you old user name, especially for coordinators since
> they can get some weight off my shoulders accepting new translators
> in their language.
> Cheers,
> Nick Schermer <nick at xfce.org>
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