[scribus-dev] Scribus documentation translations temporarily removed from builds

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 23:26:49 CET 2010

2010/11/30 Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com>

> On 11/30/2010 02:24 PM, Louis Desjardins wrote:
>> I am not too sure to understand either just how the doc workflow works.
>> Can we translate the doc? can we help write it? can this job be on a
>> wiki? (so we can work on it step by step, from time to time, alone or in
>> a group of people). How can we improve the doc workflow, in fact.
> Anyone can translate the docs. Simply pull them out of their location and
> edit away. Usually what I see people do on the wiki, which makes sense, is
> to copy the original, then stepwise work through the html file paragraph by
> paragraph, leaving the tags other structure in place as you go.
> The structure of the docs directories and files is pretty straightforward,
> as is the XML file that forms the index. I have sent Christoph anything I
> make, since he has commit rights and I don't.

Do we need commit rights to edit an online doc file? Or to submit a
translation? My understanding of this is it’s tied to the application only
by a URL. Thus, in no way does that affect the code. It’s a simple link to a

Can we turn this into a wikipedia-like way to go? If for some reason someone
makes an error and mixes things or deletes some content, we have ways to
return to the previous stage. I see a lot of disadvantages at pulling out a
file, edit away and then pushing it back, while there are ways to work in a
collaborative (and sync) mode.


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