On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 11:52:29AM +0200, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2014, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
> >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..
> Transifex is a commercial product that used to be a free software and not
> anymore. Old code on github has no resemblance to the current state of
> it.

I wasn't aware of this change. Thank you.

> Zanata is a free software available under LGPL. It is actively supported
> by Red Hat as it is already used for JBoss family of projects.

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