Transifex vs. offline tools
shnurapet at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jun 24 11:22:36 UTC 2011
24.06.2011, 17:48, "Kévin Raymond" <shaiton at fedoraproject.org>:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Yuri Chornoivan <yurchor at ukr.net>; wrote:
>> There is a strange sentence in new "Fedora Localization Guide"
>> But definitely try the web-editor first, since it has many features not
>> available when translating offline.
>> Can somebody guide me to the page with the list of the features "not
>> available when translating offline"? If there is no such page, can this
>> misleading statement be removed?
>> Thanks in advance for your answers.
>> Best regards,
> Dimitris would be best to answer, but here are some points:
> - Translating with Lotte is faster (no need to download the file, find
> it, open it, save it, upload it).
> - Lotte send you email while msgmerge fails "If you edited the file
> via Lotte, you’ll be notified about errors in an email with the file
> attached.". I've never seen that in action. While uploading a file,
> I think we only get the error.
> - You can write suggestions that can be pondered.
> - Translation memory is going to be shared between project for next
> release (sorry I could not find the link...)
> - probably more. (I don't know if we get them as fuzzy while
> downloading in order to translate offline).
> Of course, we have just to read users feedback in order to know what
> Transifex could provide soon.
> Here is my view as translator, but sincerely, I am not using Lotte.
> French language really needs to be proofread and we are working
> offline. hope to be able soon to upload file as suggestions in order
> to discuss them online.
>  http://help.transifex.net/user-guide/faq.html#faq-index
> Kévin Raymond
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Lotte is the new Rosetta where it's easy for a hunderd people to do their thing each one's own way without consideration of previous work and render translations gibberish at end.
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