Continuing the discussion from Internationalization / localization, which has become a massive, unfocused topic:
Let’s talk about translation tools and the process for getting translations done. If we were going to adopt a third-party tool to get translations done, which should be used? From the Internationalization / localization topic, there seem to be two leaders: Transifex and Localeapp.
Here are the things we need from a translation process:
- Notifications for translators when there’s work to do, only for the languages they care about.
- No cost to translators.
- An easy way to upload our english yml files without clobbering anyone’s work, ideally using an API.
- An easy way to get all the translations and add them to the Discourse repo in github. We must be able to automate this so it’s a one-click operation!
I played with Transifex briefly, and it seems to have a very nice interface for translators. It has the ability to watch languages, leave comments on translations, tagging, etc.
Does anyone know about automation of this whole process?