Translations wanted for Hoary installer

Ming Hua minghua-list at
Mon Mar 28 21:21:45 CST 2005

On Sat, Mar 26, 2005 at 04:03:39AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 09:15:51PM -0600, Ming Hua wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 02:48:43PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > So I skimmed through the po file.  While there are indeed quite a few
> > Ubuntu specific stuff (like contrib and non-free to resctriced and
> > universe), there are also quite some generic strings.  For example, one
> > fuzzy string is ``Configuring apt...", while looking at the translation,
> > I think the change is from ``Configure apt'' or something similar.  I
> > doubt this is a Ubuntu specific change, and if not, it should be already
> > translated in Debian.
> I'm afraid you're incorrect here; this is indeed an Ubuntu-specific
> change. From the Debian->Ubuntu diff:
> +Template: apt-setup/progress/title
> +Type: title
> +_Description: Configuring apt...
> Debian doesn't have a progress bar in front of apt-setup because it
> isn't asking that set of questions in the first stage (and Perl debconf
> in the second stage has no support for displaying progress bars as yet,
> although I've been doing some work on that), and so it doesn't have a
> string of exactly this form.
> In most cases I'm quite sure you'll find that the "generic"-looking
> strings requiring translation are in fact either strings that were added
> in Ubuntu or strings that were changed in Ubuntu in ways too complex for
> me to be able to repair all the translations. In fact, I just checked,
> and found the following:

Sorry, my bad.  Glad to hear that the translation is keep synchronized
with Debian, and I'll work on zh_CN part in the future (not likely for
hoary though).


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