Transifex quite unusable

Adam Pribyl pribyl at
Thu Nov 18 22:42:37 UTC 2010

On Thu, 18 Nov 2010, Luc de Louw wrote:

> Dear all,
> I'm contributing some German translations since a few days. Here is some
> feedback:
> In this short period I have detected some problems with Transifex:
> 1. It is extremely slow (more or less unusably slow)
> 2. It is more comfortable to use git to check out the latest po files
> 3. Uploading a corrected/enhanced file is extremely slow or not possible
> 4. Translators are unable to leave a commit message such as "Corrected
> some mistakes" or "Translated some missing strings".
> 5. Mistakenly overwriting a wrong po file is easily done by pointing the
> mouse a few pixels above or underneath the entry and click "browse".
> How about establishing a git repository for the translators? Maybe just
> as an alternative? It would make life easier for translators.
> I do not know if Transifex had a better performance in the past, at
> present it is just horrible, nearly unusable.

Even thou I agree and I have the same problems, there is a long thread 
about TX already: " cannot find any catalogue".
You may find the reasoning there.

> Thanks,
> Luc

Adam Pribyl

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