[MPlayer-cvslog] r19664 - trunk/DOCS/tech/translations.txt

diego subversion at mplayerhq.hu
Sun Sep 3 21:46:58 CEST 2006

Author: diego
Date: Sun Sep  3 21:46:57 2006
New Revision: 19664


Add note about translating in teams and taking over unmaintained translations.

Modified: trunk/DOCS/tech/translations.txt
--- trunk/DOCS/tech/translations.txt	(original)
+++ trunk/DOCS/tech/translations.txt	Sun Sep  3 21:46:57 2006
@@ -21,6 +21,16 @@
 Send updates and patches to this mailing list or directly to the documentation
 or console message maintainers, see DOCS/tech/MAINTAINERS for details.
+Experience shows that translations work best when done by teams. Not only
+can the workload be shared, but there is also the chance to review the
+translation. So if possible try to find more people to help out with
+Furthermore, if you take over an unmaintained translation, bring the existing
+parts up-to-date before translating new ones.  Outdated information is worse
+than missing information and for the XML documentation missing parts are
+automatically replaced by the English master files.
 Translations of MPlayer documentation consist of 3 parts in descending
 order of importance:

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