[RFC] Bazaar internationalization (i18n)

Dennis Benzinger Dennis.Benzinger at gmx.net
Thu Apr 26 17:35:00 BST 2007

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Datum: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 08:59:27 +0300
Von: Alexander Belchenko <bialix at ukr.net>
An: Dennis Benzinger <Dennis.Benzinger at gmx.net>
CC: bazaar at lists.canonical.com, Martin Pool <mbp at sourcefrog.net>
Betreff: Re: [RFC] Bazaar internationalization (i18n)

> [...]
> It could reduce translation work, because for many short words it 
> proposes variants from other projects. It's great idea.
> But in general it's useful only for GUI interfaces, where big part of
> messages is short words (menu names etc.). Because for all too detailed 
> and project-specific things you need to translate them yourself anyway.

At least for me the proposals are very helpful. Even if I have to 
translate project specific strings myself. And it helps to keep 
translations consistent between projects.

> [...]
> - - But it do good works only in one way (export po-file from launchpad 
> to users), but not in opposite way (import po/pot from user to 
> launchpad).
> [...]

But the import has to be done only one time. And maybe because Bazaar is
used by Canonical they could speed up the import of Bazaar related
translations a bit.


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