New modules for Intrepid?

Milo Casagrande milo_casagrande at
Mon Oct 13 22:38:09 BST 2008

Hi David,

Il giorno lun, 13/10/2008 alle 22.48 +0200, David Planella ha scritto:
> Hmm, I'm not sure about that, but maybe someone more knowledgeable on
> those modules can clarify this. 

Yeah... better... but for what I remember, Launchpad has never handled
docs translation in "that way"...

> The only problem I
> see there is the usual one: the upstream translations are not locked
> and anything translated in Rosetta will not be given back to upstream.
> But that's something we are already used to deal with, and our current
> policy (and I believe that of many other translation teams) is not to
> touch anything from Rosetta in those cases and do the translation
> exclusively upstream.

Yes, it was a policy, we're now scaring people to not touch them! :)

Aside from kidding, we (Italian team) can handle some modifications in
usptream modules, but just a couple of us (and we really are in two) do
that because we're "working" with upstream too and we usually "sync by

> BTW, here is some other similar case of gnome upstream docs, and the
> way I understand it is handled in a similar way to the ubuntu-docs
> (i.e. translations make it to the distribution), other than the fact
> that the template comes from upstream GNOME:

Yeah, there's the a11y guide too, but if I'm not wrong these two where
handled as ubuntu-docs is, as there were (are?) some customisation (at
least in the g-u-g, not sure for a11y).

Milo Casagrande <milo_casagrande at>
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