[Xfce-i18n] Getting started with translations (Dutch)

Besnik Bleta bbleta at otenet.gr
Fri Feb 14 17:15:09 CET 2020

On Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:08:24 +0100
Stef <transifex at pizzica.net> wrote:

> But the welcome could indeed have been a bit more
> friendly and/or explanatory.

I absolutely agree.

> I have some previous experience with translations on Crowdin and
> there translations changes do not overwrite previous ones, so nothing
> gets lost. Translations can be voted up or down and be approved and
> they just let anyone in, seems to work. I just assumed Transifex
> would be similar. If Transifex does not have such mechanisms and just
> replaces the old translation with the new one, I can understand the
> hesitation to allow access. This is also addressed at the bottom of
> this page:
> https://docs.xfce.org/contribute/translate/start

Transifex allows filtering translations by user. So anyone interested
could see what did you change, and revert or improve your changes one
by one.

> I am willing to provide a sample for the mentioned file by email if
> that would help. But I see this as just an 'entry test' and not
> something that should be continued for future changes, reasons
> already given by Elishai. So if you will not grant access after some
> 'approval', please say so now, so I can spare me the effort of
> providing you with a sample.
If you really care about the quality of the translation, such effort
shouldn't be spared.


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