tmserver is a Translation Memory service that can be queried via HTTP using a simple REST like URL/http and data is exchanged between server and client encoded in JSON.
If you are searching for an enterprise Translation Memory server then rather use amaGama.
tmserver.py --bind=HOSTNAME --port=PORT [--tmdb=TMDBFILE] [--import-translation-file=TMFILE [--import-source-lang=SOURCE_LANG] [--import-target-lang=TARGET_LANG]]
is the SQLite database file containing translation memory data, if not specified a new temporary database is created
is a translation file (po, xliff, etc.) that should be imported into the database (mostly useful when no tmdb file is specified).
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translation memory database file
translation file to import into the database
target language of translation files
source language of translation files
address to bind server to (default: localhost)
port to listen on (default: 8888)
Maximum number of candidates
Maxmimum string length
enable debugging features
easiest way to run the server for testing is to pass it a large translation file (maybe generated by pocompendium) to create a tmdb database on the fly.
tmserver -b localhost -p 8080 -f compendium.po -s en_US -t ar
The server can be queried using a webbrowser. the url would be:
So to see suggestions for “open file” try the url http://localhost:8080/tmserver/en_US/ar/unit/open+file