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From jan iversen <jancasacon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WWW]: shared ideas and looking for feedback
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:55:16 GMT
If pootle used SVN, you would at least have it in SVN automatically :-)

jan.

On 19 October 2012 13:51, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 4:22 AM, J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > yesterday I had problems to find a good place for the German translation
> > of the graduation press release. And I thought that it is probably a
> > good idea to cleanup the whole page with a clear and well defined
> > structure. I know that there is work ongoing and that we move already in
> > this direction. But nevertheless I would like to share the things I have
> > in mind to check if it is aligned with the already ongoing work or if it
> > makes sense at all.
> >
> > 1. a clear structure for the English content as well as the translated
> > pages.
> >
> > .../index.hmtl
> > .../de/index.html
> > .../it/index.html
> > ...
> > .../press/msg_20121019.html
> > .../de/press/msg_20121019.html
> > .../it/press/msg_20121019.html
> > ...
> >
> > Means we have for all pages a translated version in the related sub
> > directory. Same path and same name only the content is translated. This
> > makes it easy to find the related translation for any files.
> >
> > We can also use Pootle to do the translation of the web content in the
> > future.
> >
> > 2. we have special news areas where local communities can spread further
> > news relevant to their local activities, e.g. local conferences, events.
> > But in general we have the same content on all pages. Other local
> > community relevant content should be moved in the wiki. The main idea is
> > to have a smaller but cleaner and well structured and organized user
> > portal www.openoffice.org. Community internal things should be move on
> > openoffice.apache.org or the wiki.
> >
> > I know it is not really new and it is probably more to remind myself but
> > I am interested to hear others opinion.
> >
>
> This has certainly been discussed:  enforce the same template for NL
> pages, same look and feel, same base content.  But then have a portion
> of the page be reserved for locale-specific concerns.  For example,
> the Arabic page has a link to Bidi specific issue.  Or you might have
> a locale event or news story.
>
> We almost do this today for some languages, but this was based on a
> one-time copy of the English website.  Once the copy is made the sites
> diverge over time.  Truly using a single template, with strings
> resourced in Pootle, would be ideal.
>
> But do you see us integrating with Pootle in a way that allows us to
> update a webpage without requiring manual steps to extract Pootle
> resources and bring them into SVN and converted to HTML?  This would
> really need to be automated to work for us.
>
> -Rob
> > Regards
> >
> > Juergen
> >
> >
>

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