Transifex 0.9 "Mojo" released!
Paul W. Frields
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Mon Jul 19 22:35:31 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:44:47AM +0300, Dimitris Glezos wrote:
> The Transifex Community and Indifex are proud to announce the newest version of
> their flagship Open Translation Platform, Transifex 0.9 code-named "Mojo".
> Transifex is an open-source web application, which gives translators a simple
> yet powerful web interface to manage translations for multiple remotely-hosted
> projects. Projects can be translated straight from the user's browser or
> retrieved for offline translation, and various translation statistics can be
> read at a glance. Some popular open-source projects using Transifex include
> MeeGo (Moblin/Maemo), Mercurial, XFCE, LXDE, Fluendo, Cherokee, RPM, and yum.
> You can experience Transifex 0.9 live at the common, upstream service of
> Transifex.net, which serves translations to more than 870 independent projects
> and businesses around the world.
> A big 'Thank you!" to all those who made this possible, and most importantly,
> to the projects and translators who trust Transifex with their translations.
> What's new in Mojo
> Transifex 0.9 ships a number of new features and important bugfixes. It also
> lays the groundwork for the next major release, Transifex 1.0, which will
> include some huge changes (stay tuned!).
> During the development of Transifex 0.9 we have closed more than 35 major
> tickets and recorded 336 changesets on more than 6000 files. Here are some of
> the new features shipped in Transifex 0.9:
> - A new Extension Engine allows developers to write plug-and-play 'addons'
> which can extend or override parts of the core functionality, and improve
> extensibility, code readability and on-demand scalability.
> - Team Sharing: A project can now reuse the language teams another project,
> allowing the full support of larger, 'umbrella' communities like MeeGo.
> - New supported i18n directory structures, such as PO directories named by
> the locale code, the LC_MESSAGES locale standard, grouped and suffixed
> language files, and the Publican standard structure.
> - Project Widgets allow a maintainer to display the project's translation
> statistics on a website as a simple image: perfect for embedding in wiki
> pages, Trac instances, and email.
> And more:
> - Transparent file ownership with auto-locking and releasing of file locks
> - More pre-submit checks to ensure high quality and robust build processes
> - Improved handling of VCS Exceptions
> - Improved searching to find the projects you are interested in more easily
> The full release notes can be found on the documentation site:
> Getting Transifex
> Transifex 0.9 is already live at the upstream instance at
> Sysadmins who wish to install Transifex for their own community have a number
> of ways to get their hands on the software. Tarballs and packages are available,
> as well as RPM packages for Fedora, RHEL, and CentOS.
> Pre-cooked images which work out-of-the-box are also available in ISO, VMware
> and EC2 formats, for both x86 and x86_64 architectures:
> For full installation instructions, refer to the documentation section:
> Please report any bugs at http://transifex.org/newticket.
> Enjoy! Let a thousand languages bloom!
> About Indifex
> Indifex (http://www.indifex.com) is a fresh startup specializing in
> community-powered localization solutions for open content. Indifex is
> innovating in translation "crowd-sourcing" by making high quality, low cost,
> and effective technology accessible to enterprises. Indifex has worked with
> large enterprises such as Nokia, Intel, the Linux Foundation, Mozilla
> Foundation and Creative Commons, to power their processes and deliver
> multilingual products to tens of millions of users.
> Indifex offers a number of Professional Services around Transifex and L10n,
> including Support, Development, and Training Services.
What, if any, changes are required on the database side (i.e. schema
changes requiring data massage) for a 0.7->0.9 transition?
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