[Pkg-shadow-devel] Please add shadow to the TP

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Wed Feb 27 23:33:09 UTC 2008

Hi Benno,

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 08:15:51PM +0100, coordinator at translationproject.org wrote:
> Nicolas François wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 12:11:35PM +0100,
> > coordinator at translationproject.org wrote: 
> > I still did not inform any translator. I will later try to get an
> > indication whether they agree on having the translation performed
> > in the TP, and will keep you informed if one language has to be
> > tagged external.
> The external mark is really meant only for the package maintainers 
> taking care of one or two translations themselves.  For existing 
> domains at the TP I have had to be more lenient, but for packages 
> newly joining the TP I will not accept other external marks.
> As an example, imagine that the Dutch shadow translator would prefer 
> not to join the TP.  Should I then email him to ask him to either 
> join the TP after all or instead let the Dutch team handle shadow?  
> And if he refuses, should I then send him patches, and check 
> upstream SVN to see whether they made it?  Or should I email you 
> and ask to bypass the current Dutch translator and drop the 
> external mark?  To spare some teams this possible hassle, I will be 
> strict: no externals other than for maintainers.
> So it will be better that you ask all your translators beforehand.

OK, I understand.

I will ping the current "last translators" this weekend, and will let you
know if there is a majority of translators who accept or if there are some

I do not expect the answers within 2 weeks, and will probably release
I can plan a later dot-release for translations.

Kind Regards,

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