Sysadmin Load Reduction: Subversion Infrastructure

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Sun Nov 10 20:55:49 GMT 2019

On Sonntag, 10. November 2019 16:09:34 CET Luigi Toscano wrote:
> Nate Graham ha scritto:
> > Again, from a totally non-translation perspective, I am somewhat surprised
> > to hear that individual translators are required to be proficient in a
> > source control system. Perhaps de-coupling the workflow from direct
> > interaction with the SCM would be beneficial? Isn't this what GUI apps
> > like KLocalize do? If not, can it be modified to do the SCM interaction?
> > This seems like a solvable problem.
> Most of translators are not so technical as the developers. And even
> developers can shoot them in the foot with git, I see many issues coming
> from unwanted merges.

GitLab allows editing files directly in the browser. Maybe that's an 
alternative to having to deal with an SCM-CLI.

> Also, in addition to some of the problem described above (not all of them
> are blocker IMHO), more relevant: how would you convert the SVN
> repositories into git?
> - a unique repository would be the easier way, and
> required by people who do changes to all the languages (renamed and moves)
> but I can only foresee tons of merging issues when committing (see above).

Why do those merging issues not occur with svn?

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