[mapserver-dev] MapServer Documentation and translation

Lars Lingner ml at lingner.eu
Mon Jan 4 09:58:06 EST 2010

Daniel Morissette schrieb:
> Lars Lingner wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I just want to let you know that I still keep an eye on the german
>> translation and will submit updates. I subscribed a rss feed and working
>> on translations of the docs when I find some spare minutes.
> Glad to hear you're still around and watching.
> FYI in the last week before the Xmas holidays, we started working with
> Jeff and Alan on a modification of the docs setup so that the website
> falls back automatically on the English version of a document if no
> translation is available.
> I believe Alan got that working in a test environment and we just need
> to apply the changes to trunk. Basically that would mean that we would
> remove any non-translated doc from the /de/ directory tree, and a 404
> handler would automatically fallback on the /en/ version if a page is
> not found under the /de/ tree.

That are really great news. I'm looking forward to see this in action.
And if you need help by cleaning up /de/ let me know.

> This will solve the issue of duplicate out of sync English docs in the
> /de/ tree. The next issue we need to work on is how to keep the
> translated docs up to date everytime a change is made to the
> English/master version. Maybe we could discuss that on IRC when everyone
> is around.

I'll see if I can make it to the next IRC meeting.


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