[Xfce-i18n] Xfce Transifex installation moved

Rafael Ferreira rafael.f.f1 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 06:54:40 CEST 2013

Did you upload to Transifex as well?

2013/7/30 Yaron Shahrabani <sh.yaron at gmail.com>

> 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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