Hi there, dear website translators,
on the inkscape.org
website, we're currently having a problem with the
functionality 'Copy from English'.
This functionality does no longer seem to be safe for copying plugin links.
This will happen if you try:
Copy from English -> get a perfectly normal looking copy -> Edit text
and links within -> Save edited link -> Changes do not show -> Save page
-> changes show in Edit mode on translated page, and in Edit mode on
English page (!) -> Publish -> Links on translated page go missing.
Open English page in Edit mode -> see translated links, but not
published (now one can revert changes in English, fortunately).
Martin is currently working on an updated version of the website which
is planned to be released very soon.
Our new Italian translator Marco is going to test with the new version
if the error will be there, too.
Meanwhile, please don't publish any translation with links that have
recently been copied from English, without:
- first recreating all links
- checking the English original afterwards
It is currently safe to:
- Copy text plugins without any links
- Create links and plugins from scratch in your language, and use a text
editor to strip all plugins and formatting for transferring the contents
from English to your language.
- Edit and translate news articles
- Edit and translate po files
- Share translations for the download page for someone with permissions
to upload them to the website's releases system
We will keep you updated - please keep your fingers crossed that it's
not going to be an issue with the next version of the site!
Thank you all,