[Localization] Tickets & POs

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Mon Sep 17 18:26:10 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 19:19 -0300, Xavier Alvarez wrote:
> Questions,
> I'm trying to clarify for myself (and then post in the wiki) some 
> things about the flow...
> == Tickets & POs ==
> According to the current instructions in the wiki, once we a PO 
> translation is done it should be 'posted' as a ticket in 
> dev.laptop.org. Fine.
> In the case where two or more POs are done: should each one have 
> their ticket? Or use only one ticket and attach both files?
> If the answer is "one ticket per PO", what about multiple POs from 
> the *same* activity/component? (ie: etoys has some 60 POTs)

That seems excessive; tar or zip them up and have a single set.

> == Ticket parameters ==
> Again, according to the wiki, PO tickets go into the 
> 'localization' component. Wouldn't it make more sense to attach 
> them to the component itself? (ie: uploading "Chat.master.es.po" 
> would be set to the 'Chat activity' component?)


> If not, how do we ensure that po-loaded-tickets actually make it 
> back to the activity/component? Do developers track them and sift 
> through whatever formats (ie: po.zip) to pick their POs?
> Any ideas on how to make l10n clear for all parties involved would 
> definitely help coordinating the efforts.
> Cheers,
> Xavier
> PS: Regarding the instructions in the wiki regarding the 
> parameters in the ticket, I expanded the instruction aiming for 
> some homogeneous across translators, but the initial 
> 'localization' component was there since the beginning.
Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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