Translation status for ubuntu-docs

Matthew East mdke at
Mon Mar 26 12:46:13 UTC 2012

On 26 March 2012 13:40, David Planella <david.planella at> wrote:
> Al 26/03/12 14:20, En/na Matthew East ha escrit:
>> On 26 March 2012 11:09, David Planella <david.planella at> wrote:
>>> Another thing I've noticed is that as translation is done in Launchpad,
>>> you don't need to choose "Import template and translation files", as PO
>>> files don't need to be imported (all translations are already in
>>> Launchpad). So I'd suggest "Import templates only" on:
>> I thought that there might be translations in the branch which aren't
>> present on Launchpad (e.g. because they have come from the Oneiric
>> branch) so enabled this for completeness.
> Ah, these are shared already within Launchpad, so they don't need to be
> imported from the branch's po files. I.e. message sharing works amongst
> series of the same upstream project, amongst distro series, and amongst
> these two pools (upstream and distro).

I see, that's good to know. I thought that translators had to select
the translations again as suggestions.

> 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.

Matthew East
gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF

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