[OpenStack-I18n] Translation script challenges

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.com
Mon Apr 11 05:55:25 UTC 2016

On 04/11/2016 02:31 AM, Alex Eng wrote:
>     Does anybody have a better idea on how to fix these two problems? Or a
>     better way to write the rules above for this?
> zanata-cli does not look outside of srcdir. So the solution would be
> target whichever directory that is in higher structure.
> I think your solution is the best approach so far to solve this issue. 
>     Alex, is there a way to not lose the content when this change is done
>     since it will rename the translation files?
> The renaming of files will definitely lose their translation content
> (Zanata will mark the document obsolete).
> If renaming of files happens, then we will need to do zanata:pull,
> rename all files and zanata:push as you suggested.

And this will loose statistics, won't it? In that case we should take
statistics before the big rename - and then afterwards start from zero
for these. Or do you have a better proposal?


> This process shouldn't be a problem if there's constant syncing of
> translation files (as backup) and we can always attached the last pulled
> translation files.

> From Zanata point of view, there is actually a feature to copy
> translations however I don't recommend to use it unless you're really sure.
> http://docs.zanata.org/en/release/user-guide/translation-reuse/copy-trans/

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