[Openstack-i18n] [Openstack-docs] Track .tx in git or not?

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.com
Wed Mar 12 07:21:41 UTC 2014

On 03/12/2014 04:35 AM, Ying Chun Guo wrote:
> Hello,
> The folder .tx is used to save the configuration of Transifex Client,
> which supports our translation process.
> The folder .tx in openstack-manuals is in managed by git index and
> tracked changes by git.
> The file .tx/config saves the mapping information between local po files
> and the resources in Transifex.
> If a new po file is added, the file .tx/config will be changed.
> Now the changes of folder .tx will cause a failure of the job
> propose_translation_update_manuals.
> I'm going to fix it.

Thanks for fixing this for good, Daisy!

> Both of below two ways work:
> removing .tx from git tree and index, or changing
> propose_translation_update_manuals.sh to track changes in .tx.
> I just don't know which one is the better choice.
> Removing .tx from git because: .tx has no relationship with
> openstack-manuals.
> The scripts propose_translation_update_manuals.sh and
> upstream_translation_update_manuals.sh can use command lines
> to create and edit the configurations.
> Tracking .tx in git because: when some people want to use Transifex
> Client to manage po files, with .tx, they can
> use simple Transifex Client command line to pull the translations, and
> don't need to understand the complex mapping
> information.
> There is no consensus in OpenStack projects. Some projects don't track
> and some projects track.
> I think we need a consensus at least within all documentation projects.
> I prefer the first opinion - removing .tx from git
> Please let me know your thoughts to this question.

I'm fine with removing .tx from git. Thanks for your patch for that -
this needs changes in config as well, please review my patch

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