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Re: Translation of git manpages




On Tue, Jan 08, 2019 at 02:54:36PM +0100, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> > There is already a kernel of translation in French, from my experiments and a
> > previous effort of German translation[6] was gettextized. If you have such
> > archives for other languages, I'd be happy to integrate them, even if they are
> > not up to date.
> 
> Thanks. This has come up on list many times before and it's great to
> have some movement on it.
> 
> I think a way to have early exposure of these to a lot more people would
> be to have these on the git-scm.com site. Jeff knows more about the
> build process there.

Actually, Jean-Noël has done as much or more work as me on the manpage
(and book) build process for the site. :)

Basically, we just pull the pages from git.git, run them through
asciidoctor with a few ugly regex tweaks, and then that goes to the
site. We should be able to do the same for translations, and I agree
that even partial translations on the site may be a good way to get
exposure. The way the book translations are handled is probably a
workable model.

-Peff