Importing gnome-user-docs translations into ubuntu-docs

Matthew East mdke at
Fri Apr 13 08:30:25 UTC 2012


On 26 March 2012 14:14, David Planella <david.planella at> wrote:
> Al 26/03/12 14:46, En/na Matthew East ha escrit:
>>> However, I've just realized that there is indeed a need to leave the
>>> setting as it is now: you merge from GNOME docs, so you do need to
>>> import PO files in the bzr branch to get the GNOME translations.
>> We don't merge the GNOME translations. I believe that would need to be
>> done manually by merging the two po files and we don't have the
>> infrastructure for that. So I would encourage translators to upload
>> GNOME po files so that Launchpad does this for them.
> Ah, yeah, I remember you mentioning it a while ago now. Perhaps the
> translations team could give a hand here. When you do content merges
> from GNOME, what's the actual procedure that you guys follow?
> I'm thinking of writing a simple script that integrates in your workflow
> and simply pulls the po files from git and msgmerges them with what's on
> the ubuntu-doc branch.
> Would something along these lines be useful?

I apologise if I haven't responded to this before, it may have slipped
through the net.

I think the absence of imported Gnome translations in ubuntu-docs is
indeed worth addressing, because there are a large number of shared
strings, and I would love to be able to import at least once a cycle,
after string freeze, any Gnome translations which are still applicable
to ubuntu-docs. If you do have any ideas for doing this, please do
comment on this bug:

See also

If possible we should try to find a way to do this before the final
upload of ubuntu-docs, with translations, is performed for precise,
which will take place this weekend or early next week.

In the meantime I encourage all translators to upload gnome-user-docs
manually to the ubuntu-docs template here:

Matthew East
gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF

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