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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Message translation question
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 18:45:51 GMT
I would suspect that translations should be reviewed and committed like 
any other patch, and svn functionality would be used to catch conflicts. 

Reviewing messages does assume someone other than the submitter knows 
the language :)


Andrew McIntyre wrote:

> On Aug 31, 2005, at 11:02 AM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> Who rounds up translators? Is localization (to languages other than 
>> American English) left to productizing groups outside the community 
>> after Apache Derby posts a release?
> Exactly. For instance, IBM recently translated the new messages in 
> 10.1, and I am looking at having these translation contributed back to 
> Derby. It shouldn't be a problem this time around, because there 
> haven't been any changes to the translated messages by others.
> In the future, though, there is a question of how not to stomp on 
> somebody else's contribution if they provide a bug fix with translated 
> messages, or a full set of translated messages. Whose translation is 
> correct? How would one arbitrate the decision of who's message 
> actually goes in?
> andrew

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