Ubuntu specific strings

Matthew East matthew.east.ubuntu at breathe.com
Wed Aug 10 04:24:41 CDT 2005


On Wed, 2005-08-10 at 10:14 +0200, Terance Edward Sola wrote:
> Hi, I translate GNOME (through) GTP (GNOME Translation Project) and not
> Rosetta. I am although a happy Ubuntu user and would like it to be as
> localized in my language (Norwegian) as possible. I have noted that
> there are some Ubuntu specific strings here and there. For instance
> "Ubuntu Device Database" entry under Applications->System Tools
> (gnome-panel) and "About Ubuntu" under System in gnome-panel. I suppose
> there are more.
> 
> What I am wondering is if there is a place on the web somewhere on could
> get all of the .po files which where needed to get a 100% localized
> desktop if GNOME and the other various programs are also translated.
> 
> I'm sorry if the answer is quite obvious or well known but I've got the
> impression that Rosetta also only held various programs etc.

Anything Ubuntu specific will be in Rosetta because the entire Ubuntu
distribution is imported into it. See the page:

https://launchpad.net/rosetta

You should be able to find those examples you give. In the case of
"About Ubuntu", this is a documentation team project, and is in Rosetta
under Hoary [1], but the Breezy version has not yet been released for
translation. When it is, an email will be sent to this and other mailing
lists appealling for help with the translation!

Hope this helps!

Matt

[1]
https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/hoary/+sources/ubuntu-docs/+translations 
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