[openstack-dev] _() consensus??

Ying Chun Guo guoyingc at cn.ibm.com
Tue Jan 8 13:09:38 UTC 2013

My company, IBM, is working on the professional translation of those
We could contribute the translation to community when it is done.

Even there may be a small version difference, but that will reduce
the workload of the volunteer translators a lot and improve the coverage
and quality.

Ying Chun Guo (Daisy)

Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote on 2013/01/07 17:19:41:

> Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org>
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> Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > It still makes sense to have REST API messages and log messages be in
> > separate translation domains, though.
> Yes. We all agree on the need to provide good translation for
> user-facing API messages, while there is disagreement on the priority of
> translating random operator-facing log messages. Currently we do a
> generally bad job on trying to translate both. Creating two domains
> would help us reach good coverage on the most important part first.
> Basically, we shouldn't talk about translating all messages while we
> don't provide good translation for the most important subset of them.
> Creating two domains lets us prioritize the translations work -- and if
> we can't even reach 99% on user-facing messages, then I'd say we should
> reconsider the idea of trying to translate the operator-facing ones.
> Cheers,
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> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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