davidf at sjsoft.com
Tue Nov 29 02:27:54 CST 2005
Carlos Perelló Marín wrote:
>On Sat, 2005-11-12 at 16:05 -0600, David Farning wrote:
>>One of the remaining problem areas in using rosetta to translate firefox
>>is the fact the moz2po creates an individual .po for each .dtd
>>or .properties file in the mozilla tree. This, as I understand it, is a
>>problem because launchpad uses one .po file per application.
>>I have been looking at the source code of the translation tools (moz2po
>>and po2moz) for the feasibility of creating a single large .po directly
>>Currently moz2po chugs recursively through the mozilla tree looking
>>for .dtd or properties files. When one is found a new file of the same
>>name with with .po appended is created in the po tree.
>>It looks pretty straight forward modify the source to append a chunk to
>>an existing .big.po instead of creating a new file in the output(po)
>>I have not worked very much with rosetta yet. I am wondering if anyone
>>see any obvious short comings to this approach.
>>Will rosetta blow up if a .po file has two matching msgids?
>Yes, that's an invalid .po file, a single .po file must not have the
>same msgid more than once.
>That's why in our tests we used msgmerge to handle those duplicates.
translate toolkit can support using KDE msgid comments (_: in the msgid)
to differentiate duplicates if required. Does rosetta support this?
I would recommend using the original files rather than trying to merge
them into one big PO file, is there a way to do this on Rosetta?
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