Working with branches after 4.6

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Sat Feb 21 02:23:45 CET 2009

On Sat, 21 Feb 2009 01:01:35 +0200
Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at> wrote:

> Brian J. Tarricone kirjoitti:
> > Stavros Giannouris wrote:
> >>
> >> How about using transifex[1] for this, which is made to solve this
> >> exact problem? It has a multi-VCS backend, statistics, and a nice
> >> web interface to help people not familiar with this kind of stuff.
> >> contribute.
> >>
> >> Stavros
> >>
> >> [1]
> > 
> > I was thinking about something like this.  Should probably see what
> > the i18n guys think since they'd be the ones who'd actually have to
> > use it.

Is transifex what the guys at Fedora use for their translations? I've
heard good things about it (being better than Rosetta for instance).

> Something like transifex seems like a good idea, as even svn can be
> scary to an aspiring translator with no prior experience with vcs
> software. And as most of you know and some might even admit, git
> scares the shit out of anyone with half a brain, a social life or any
> combination thereof.
> In any case, as a translator with precious little time to put into
> actually translating Xfce, I'd be tremendously happy if direct access
> to the source control system would still be an option for those of us
> who are willing to take the risk of git-induced brain damage to
> logging in and clicking away at another friendly-but-time-consuming
> web interface.
> - Jari
> PS: Sorry if I was unnecessarily... verbal. I'm tired and dangerously

Don't be sorry. I liked it ;)

  - Jannis
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