Carlos Perelló Marín carlos.perello at canonical.com
Mon Jan 17 04:22:04 CST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 16:43 +0200, Peter Damoc wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 14:49:50 +0100, Carlos Perelló Marín <carlos.perello at canonical.com> wrote:
> >> I've looked at Rosetta, played a little with it... very nice BUT
> >> shouldn't there be a stand-alone app that would connect to the Rosetta server and maybe ease the translation?
> >> There are some things that are easier to do with a stand-alone app like navigating a long list.
> >>
> >> If there is interest in such an app I'm willing to put up some time help creating it ;)
> >
> > We have it in our todo list, but we need to create the XML-RPC stuff so
> > the application is able to connect with the server and use the same
> > information Rosetta has atm.
> can you provide some kind of "concept" or a mock-up interface to this XML-RPC server.

Not yet sorry, we still need to think about it, but think on it as a way
to do more or less the same Rosetta let's you do from the web interface
but using a native application.

> > Thanks for the interest, we will tell you more when we look close to
> > this feature.
> >
> >>
> >> also... there should be a higher authority that should prioritise the translations, a wannabe translator should be guided to where he/she's input would help most. First let's get the Ubuntu CD translated then move to universe.
> >
> > We are going to start importing all hoary packages into Rosetta soon. I
> > suppose we will also add some way to show the prioritization you talk
> > about in the UI. Any suggestion for it is welcomed.
> >
> for starters there should be a priority 0 bunch that should include the most used stuff like: Gnome, Synaptic, Firefox, Thunderbird, OpenOffice, Evolution, Gaim, XMMS, Gimp, Inkscape (the order is arbitrary).... I almost forgot... maybe the Ubuntu Installer should have like the highest priority.
> For the rest you could implement some kind of voting system altho this might be abused.

Well, I was asking more for a UI to drive that more than implementation
details ;-)

As Mark said, we have some support for this already, the missing part is
mainly the UI.


> -- 
> Peter Damoc
> jack of all trades, master of none
> http://www.sigmacore.net/

Carlos Perelló Marín
Ubuntu Warty (PowerPC)  => http://www.ubuntulinux.org
mailto:carlos.perello at canonical.com
Valencia - Spain
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