[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#519237: samba: Esperanto translation for debconf template

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Fri Mar 13 00:30:43 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 08:42:31AM -0300, Felipe Castro wrote:
> I have already tried to get some feedback from the Esperanto team with
> other translations, but it seems that there aren't many people there
> with time enough to read the work of others. The previous translator
> did his job when he was "learning" the language, so many mistakes
> still were present in the last translation. Then I did a complete
> revision of all his work, besides translating the missing strings.
> Then, it is not just a matter of style. I have corrected many things
> there.

> But if you prefer to wait a little bit, I may forward the file to the
> Esperanto team list to try to have some discussion about it before you
> upload officialy.

I would be happier if the translation were at least posted to the
debian-l10n-esperanto list so that any interested parties have the
opportunity to review it, yes.

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 06:03:43PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:

> Steve, based on the work done by Felipe for D-I translations for which
> no complaints came as of now, I think we can safely assume that his
> corrections are certainly correct.

In my experience, buggy translations often lay unnoticed for quite a long
time.  I don't think maintainers should be in the position of having to
choose between different translations from multiple translators[1]; that's
why we have translation teams.

Feel free to commit this if you're comfortable with it - I myself won't do
so unless it's at least been submitted for review to the team.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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[1] as a polyglot, I will still happily review translations myself and give
translators feedback - but I defer to the consensus of the translation
teams in case of dispute.

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