Annoucement: New translation status page is installed

Bernd Groh bgroh at
Tue Jun 22 23:59:15 UTC 2004

Sharuzzaman Ahmat Raslan schrieb:

> Bernd Groh wrote:
>> If you have only 2 translators, then it may not be a problem, it gets 
>> more difficult with 10. And if you have 20+ translators to a 
>> language, peer-to-peer communication has proven not to be ideal. In 
>> this way, everyone is informed of who is doing what. You only have to 
>> [Take] a module once, and then it belongs to you until the 
>> translation is finished, or you [Release] it. We believed this 
>> mechanism to be extremely helpful.
>> Regards,
>> Bernd
> Okay, but what if one of the translator [Take] the module, but left it 
> there untranslated? Can other [Release] the module or it just locked 
> there?
> If it locked there, can other translator [Kill] the translator, and 
> [Rob] the module? 

If a translator does that, *I* want to know it, and then I'll release it 
and send this translator a "friendly" reminder. To auto-release it after 
a certain time of inactivity is on the ToDo list, btw, and these 
incremental upgrades shouldn't take as long as putting the new version 
up in the first place! :)


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