Calling for Server Guide reviewers/contributors - - TRUSTY

Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph lyz at ubuntu.com
Fri Jan 3 18:18:12 UTC 2014


On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 9:37 AM, Doug Smythies <dsmythies at telus.net> wrote:
> However, I think item 7, translations and the overall workflow is
> the unknown at this time, and could be a major hurtle or even a
> show stopper. We need to estimate that part of the project for
> feasibility, person hours, and potential timeline for implementation.
> Myself, I would put a hold on items 1-6 for now.
> Myself, I do not know how to even start looking into item 7, but
> I'll help if possible.

Huge +1 here. This is an LTS release and I'm not sure this is the best
time to take upon this major overhaul given the amount of time
involved and the uncertainty about translations. Translations are very
important, particularly in an LTS, and we do a great disservice to our
translations volunteers if we do this without a plan for them, or
otherwise abruptly change things for them. How ever we do this, it's
likely that all strings will be shown as modified and they'll have to
begin translations from scratch rather than just updating changed
strings.

I'd feel much better doing this for 14.10, when it's a bit less
important to have a solid, translated documentation for release.

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