dl10n-spider(1) crawl translator mailing lists (and BTS) for status updates


dl10n-spider [options] lang+


This script parses the debian-l10n-<language> mailing list archives. It looks for emails which title follow a specific format indicating what the author intend to translate, or the current status of his work on this translation.

Those informations are saved to a dl10n database which can then be used to build a l10n coordination page or any other useless statistics.

Command line option parsing

General options:
-h, --help
display short help text
-V, --version
display version and exit
check the BTS
Begin point of the crawling:

if not specified, will crawl for new messages.

Database to fill:
use STATUS_FILE as status file (instead of $STATUS_FILE)


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. # You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.


 2003,2004 Tim Dijkstra
 2004 Nicolas Bertolissio
 2004 Martin Quinson