Debian i18n - Ideas for a common framework

In December 2005, motivated by the Extremadura WorkSession Debian i18n maillist started a discussion about some ideas and requirements to build a translation system. The idea is try to figure out the points where we can start working.

Requirements

Considerations

Ideas of how it could be

Infrastructure

We are under discussion of how the infrastructure should work. Specially some of the interfaces between software and translators. One of the discussion points is about xliff format and how we could work with that. The core idea is base on the use of "po files". We need to found some agreement on that topic, you can check more on this thread.