[openstack-dev] [all][i18n] Rework of translation setup

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.com
Thu Jan 28 13:10:46 UTC 2016

Correction: b) affects also:


On 2016-01-28 13:13, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Projects that want to setup translations for their repositories run into
> a few common problems and we're addressing these now to make the setup
> for everybody easier. The problems they run into came from limitations
> of the current infra scripts, so we rework the infra scripts.
> We want to have a simple and consistent setup for translations - with a
> sensible consistency. Right now it’s consistent for python projects but
> not sensible in some cases.
> See here for the full spec:
> http://specs.openstack.org/openstack-infra/infra-specs/specs/translation_setup.html
> We're working basically on two major changes:
> a) The same setup for django projects.
> b) Locate files for python projects in a better place.
> b) only affects olso.* and python-*client projects:
> We need to update setup.cfg, your i18n file and move the files from
> $reponame/locale/$reponame.pot to $modulename/locale/modulename.pot - so
> placing it in your source directory and not besides it.
> While we move files around, we also stopped syncing of translations for
> olso* and python-client projects. So, please review these changes
> quickly and merge them.
> For a) we will review each django project and send patches for them as well.
> Also, we make our scripts more robust - and will document this properly.
> If you have any questions, please reach out to us. We hope that this
> will make translation setup for projects easier,
> Akihiro Motoki & Andreas Jaeger

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