Transifex.net migration may lead to loss of our copyright headers
Paul W. Frields
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Fri Feb 25 16:18:45 UTC 2011
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 07:15:00PM -0500, Manuel Eduardo Ospina Sarmiento wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Dimitris Glezos <glezos at indifex.com> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Ville-Pekka Vainio
> > > <vpivaini at cs.helsinki.fi> wrote:
> > >> It was brought to our attention by a Mageia translator on #fedora-l10n
> > >> today, that the new version of Transifex does not leave the copyright
> > >> headers in po files intact.
> > >
> > > FYI -- We are tracking the issue on this ticket (vpv already added
> > > some useful comments on it):
> > >
> > > http://trac.transifex.org/ticket/675
> > Since that ticket is more generally about the treatment of comments, I
> > didn't add this issue there, but for Fedora translations, are we able
> > to ensure the copyright notice reads at a minimum, "Copyright (C)
> > <year> Red Hat, Inc. and others"?
> Is this enough? will we lose the name of the translators that have
> worked since 1998 and put "others" instead?
Sorry, I didn't mean to imply or express whether we'd lose anything or
not. I simply wanted to point out the copyright notice itself should
*at least* say that Red Hat is not the only copyright owner. It would
be ideal if translators were all listed. As I understand it that
listing would not be terribly difficult to add as a feature. Is
someone interested in doing that?
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