[Debian-l10n-devel] Thoughts about DDTP (Was: Number of requests for DDTP)

Michael Bramer grisu at deb-support.de
Mon Aug 1 05:37:11 UTC 2011

On 08/01/2011 05:15 AM, Aron Xu wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 11:16:42PM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
>> On 07/31/2011 01:44 PM, Martijn van O wrote:
>>> On 31 July 2011 09:57, Aron Xu<aron at debian.org>   wrote:
>>>> Then we come to the topic about some detailed designs, and why Pootle
>>>> discourages people. Translators can be roughly divided into two
>>>> categories: long-term contributors and random ones. They both need to
>>>> have the ability to "submit" translations to who can review their
>>>> translations, not just "suggest". Suggesting translations on a
>>>> translation platform is always about to be ignored by others, and
>>>> this is why Pootle does not work well. What they need is to "submit",
>>> Indeed, I've always wondered about the difference between "submitting"
>>> and "suggesting". It seems the same to me. That's why I always
>>> preferred the model: anyone can submit, anyone can review and make
>>> improvements, you just need to provide good controls on what is
>>> accepted. AFAICT what people suggest are really just more restricted
>>> versions of this.
>> In the ddtp the difference between submitting and suggesting is:
> I'm afraid you didn't get my point, what I have said about the
> difference between "submitting" and "suggesting" isn't what they are in
> DDTP, but generally what an ordinary translator may consider what they
> are.



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