On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 09:56:54AM +0100, Petr Viktorin wrote:
> On 11/13/2014 12:35 AM, Tomas Babej wrote:
> >
> >On 11/12/2014 01:44 PM, Martin Kosek wrote:
> >>Hi folks,
> >>
> >>With Petr changing focus out of FreeIPA, somebody will need to replace his 
> >>work
> >>as the person behind FreeIPA Transifex translation.
> >>
> >>I think this is now the right time and place to ask - Is Transifex still the
> >>translation tool we want to continue supporting? I know there were 
> >>objections
> >>in the past it is not completely open source. But AFAIK, it is one of the 
> >>most
> >>used ones, even OpenStack uses it.
> >>
> >>If no, we need to find something better. If yes, we will need to make sure 
> >>the
> >>process is well documented on the FreeIPA.org wiki + integrated to our 
> >>Release
> >>process so that it can be handed to someone else. (volunteers? :)
> >>
> >>Thanks.
> >>
> >
> >I'll gladly take the translations, I've translated several projects, and
> >Zanata looks interesting too learn to work with.
> It would make sense to fix things up a bit when we move. Some notes:
> We probably don't want the ipa-2-2 resource any more. I don't know if Zanata
> has a more sane mechanism for versions. If not it would be nice to combine
> strings from all "active" releases and put that up for translation, so when
> the next IPA 4.1.x is released it can have the new translations.
> We might want to sort the strings in .po files in Git so the diffs aren't so
> big (use the  --sort-output flag to msgattrib in strip-po). But still keep
> the source order for files uploaded to Zanata (the ones merge-po creates) –
> the order is useful for translators.
> I keep a history of translations in a Git repo, as I don't trust clouds with
> my data. Might be useful: https://github.com/encukou/freeipa-translations
> Let me know if you have any questions regarding our translations setup.

I'm curious, what is the reason you consider moving to Zanata? (Genuine
question, SSSD is currently using Transifex and I admit I don't know
much about the translation tools..)

Feel free to point me to an older thread, but my quick search in
freeipa-devel folder didn't turn up much..

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