I believe the applications are under Structured translations, which means only members of teams can accept and review strings. I believe that the French team is open and everyone can apply membership, which results in an open translation process.
Cheers, Alfredo On 6 Sep 2014 18:54, "Phillip Sz" <phillip.sze...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > > I've noticed that members from > > https://launchpad.net/~elementary-pantheon and > > https://launchpad.net/~elementary-apps are able to accept and > > review translations. This in theory should not be possible at all, > > should it? > > > > Yes it should be/must be possible, because they can commit code, and > with that also change the po/pot files. > > > Anyway, if that's the case, *please do not attempt to translate > > (accept and review, actually) applications unless you are a member > > of the l10n teams. *I know people want to collaborate with > > elementary, but that's why we have structured teams. > > > > I've encountered with several badly translated strings (just > > because I keep a pretty meticulous track of modifications dates of > > all the elementary apps) made (accepted and reviewed) by people > > that are not members of any l10n team. Because of that, I (and the > > whole l10n community, for the matter) have to lose time looking for > > these strings and correct them; time that could be used to actually > > translate strings from programs that are not fully translated. > > > > I think they only want to help :) > > > > > *So please*, if you really want to collaborate in the localisation > > process of elementary OS, follow the correct process (i.e., apply > > to a Tralsators Team). If you happen to have privileges to accept > > and review translations (because of the reasons mentioned above), > > make them available only as suggestions, as they DO help us in the > > localisation process. > > You are right, however there are also teams that don't follow that > progress at all like the french-team. > > > Phillip >
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