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Thursday, October 18 • 9:50am - 10:30am
Managing Translations (I18N and L10N) in OpenStack

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We are migrating the translation hosting for OpenStack projects to Transifex. To make use of these translations two things need to happen.

1) Pull translations from Transifex and merge them into the git repositories for the OpenStack projects. Jenkins is currently doing this for Nova using two jobs. The first pushes updated translation template files to Transifex when changes are merged and the second pushes translation changes to Gerrit once a day. This is working for Nova but is not flexible enough for Horizon and OpenStack Manuals. Need to discuss the expectations of each project and ways to make the Jenkins Job interface common across projects (and if a common interface is not possible determine the subsets that are needed).

2) Once projects have included translations in the git tree/packages/etc the projects need to be able to consume these resources. I believe Horizon may be the only project currently capable of doing this. For example Nova assumes the translations are located in a system specific directory which is not the case if Nova has been installed from source. Need to determine how best to consume translation resources. Perhaps a module is needed in openstack-common.

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:50am - 10:30am PDT
Annie AB

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