[sugar] [Localization] New localisation workflow: Overview and status
Marco Pesenti Gritti
Wed Oct 31 20:48:27 EDT 2007
On 10/31/07, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
> ** Current Status **
> Most of the scripts, etc are ready, and we are quite satisfied with the
> results of what we have seen so far using local repositories. The only
> major "blocker" issue that is left to be resolved is the question of GIT
> access to dev.laptop.org for the Pootle user. The most optimal solution
> for this is to use the newly released support for GIT submodules (where
> the po directory can be a separate submodule of a project). This
> isolates the PO directory from the rest of the project, minimising the
> chances of Pootle messing something other than translations :-).
> However, we would like to hear from developers on this - does having a
> new submodule under your project tree complicate your job ? Information
> on git submodules and how to use them is available at
Is this really necessary? Git is complicated enough for new comers so
if we can avoid additional complexity I think we should do it.
Also, a short tutorial on how an activity author would set it up would
probably help to evaluate this better.
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