Mallard and Ubuntu-Translators and Translation Regressions

Kyle Nitzsche kyle.nitzsche at
Thu Feb 25 14:44:16 UTC 2010

Milo Casagrande wrote:
> 2010/2/25 Milo Casagrande <milo at>:
>> But if you start having something like:
>> <para>
>>  Put some text here with a lot of Docbook tags,
>> <guimenu>XYZ</guimenu>, <emphasis>YXZ</emphasis>,
>> <application>ZYX</application>.
>> </para>
>> or lists, or tables, you are going to lose you translations
> Hmmm... I think with lists or tables we can be safe (as long as they
> are not mixed with other tags), wrong examples.
> But I hope you got the point.
Excellent point. The issue is that docbook tags are (at least sometimes) 
embedded (by xml2-po) in the text to be translated, and since Mallard 
tags are often different, there is a potentially large number of strings 
that will be affected (short of a solution).
> Ciao.

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