Request to lower translation requirements for including translation into official release

Vít Pelčák vit at pelcak.org
Fri Sep 30 14:50:20 UTC 2011


2011/9/30 Cyrille Berger Skott <cberger at cberger.net>:
> Hi,
>
> I can of do. But it does not mean I am totally inflexible ;)
>
> It is the problem with thresholds, they have to be set somewhere. And there
> are always people that are slightly bellow, and who are going to be
> disappointed. Currently we have a threshold at 70%, which is lower than the
> KDE one. Is it a good one or bad one, I don't really know, I don't think it is
> possible to evaluate anyway. That is for the objection part.

Well, I think, that we can evaluate pros and cons of incomplete
translations. IMHO It hurts more translations team than developers.

Missing translation may even tempt people to help with translation.

> Now comes the flexible part. We have always granted exception to the 70% rule,
> on a per demand basis, especially in the hope to provide some advertisement to
> the translation team and some motivation. That is why it is by request, since
> it shows to us that you are motivated. So following that principle, I am going
> to add the Czech translation for 2.4. And if for future release, the
> translation is still below 70%, just email us to show that you are still
> interested and motivated to translate calligra.

OK.

Thank you.

> Note: since the selection of translations is made by a script, and I need to
> override it, I might forget about it, so if you don't see the czech
> translation in a 2.4 release, email me, and I will fix that.
>
> On Friday 30 September 2011, Vít Pelčák wrote:
>> Hello.
>>
>> I'm member of Czech KDE translation team with commit access to svn. We
>> reached 63% of translation of Calligra suite.
>>
>> http://i18n.kde.org/stats/gui/trunk-kde4/team/cs/calligra/
>>
>> I'd like to ask whether it would be possible to lower requirements for
>> language to be included. I think we are able to reach 65%.
>>
>> Mostly important things are translated and user shouldn't hit
>> untranslated strings often. Also, it might be more motivating for
>> other teams as well.
>>
>> Do you have some objection to lower requirement to 60-65%?
>>
>> Thanks for reply.
>>
>> Regards
>> Vit Pelcak
>>
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> Cyrille Berger Skott
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