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From Luca Toscano <toscano.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Translations (IRC conversation)
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:55:00 GMT
2016-10-20 21:46 GMT+02:00 Mads Toftum <mads@toftum.dk>:

> On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 09:36:51PM +0200, André Malo wrote:
> > * Rich Bowen wrote:
> > > * We have translations that are grossly out of date. We should drop
> > > them. It remains only to define what "tool old" means? If a translation
> > > hasn't been touched since 2.4.0, I would recommend dropping it.
> > > Discussion?
> >
> > Guilty... However, I think, it would be waste to throw them away. I'm
> > proposing a "do not transform (and remove html) until current" solution
> > instead. I can also take a look at the build system to make that happen.
> >
> Sounds like a much better solution.
>

I'd be +1 only if there is a clean way to mark these files as
"old/stale/out-of-sync", together with a clean statement/note somewhere
about what to do with them in the medium longer term (even in a page like
https://httpd.apache.org/docs-project/).


> >
> > > * All of this hinges on actually getting translators. It *seems* that
> > > this used to be easier, but lately we have really stunk at attracting
> > > new translators. I think that this might be because our review process
> > > is so rigorous, and it's hard to find reviewers.
> >
> > Maybe, maybe not. I think, the project itself lost traction in terms of
> > contributions (from non-developers). It's not that cool anymore (or the
> hot
> > shit, take your pick).
> >
> I think you're right. httpd moves slower too.
>

Can we do something about it? It seems like other "cool" projects are so
successful not only because of the good quality of the product but also of
its marketing strategy.

Thanks!

Luca

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