[Systems] [support.osuosl.org #5846] Sugar Labs: Hosting for Pootle

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Tue Jan 13 12:33:28 EST 2009

Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> Chris Leonard wrote:
>> Pootle is a tool that manages to the translation process of the Sugar
>> user interface strings.
>> Pootle (the upstream) information
>> http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/pootle/index
>> The existing OLPC Poolte server/service can be seen at:
>> https://dev.laptop.org/translate/
>> I can't give you any details on system requirements (as seen in real
>> life) beyond the upstream's documentation:
>> http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/pootle/installation
> What Chris said.
> The memory footprint of our instance is 1.6GB though, and the VM needs
> to be CPU limited because Pootle is quite a hog.
> We don't have any particular distro requirement, and Python 2.4 would
> do, therefore CentOS 5 would work for us this time.  I'm also not
> opposed to Gentoo, for uniformity.

And, btw, we should use this opportunity to upgrade to 1.3, which is
now in beta.  I would check out svn so it will be easy to rebase our
customizations when they release 1.3.

   // Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
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