After the new translator is notified by the Debian Installer i18n coordinators that (s)he
has been granted commit access to the Debian Installer SVN
repositories, (s)he should check that (s)he's able to checkout the
Debian Installer repository, as well as the
For this, Appendix B, Some basic notions about SVN will give him/her any needed details.
For this step to be completed, the language coordinator must have been
able to successfully checkout at least the
packages/po directory and add a fake file
there. This will be verified by the Debian Installer i18n coordinators.
Debian Installer i18n coordinators must then add the language code to the packages/po/PROSPECTIVE file in order to avoid the translations to immediately spread out to individual packages. This is motivated by the will of activating languages only after they completed the first two sublevels of translations (Section 1.4.2, “ Sublevels ”).
The Debian Installer i18n coordinators will record this information in the supported
languages list by changing the
value to commit. They will also check that the
language has been added to the list of prospective
languages (see Section 6.3, “