danilo at canonical.com
Wed Sep 12 14:49:27 BST 2007
Today at 12:36, Matthew East wrote:
> Hopefully bzr is clever enough to merge any additional
> changes to po files in upstream svn too.
Btw, bzr is not clever enough: no VCS is, because PO files are not,
even if disguised as, plain text files.
Most of metadata changes are done with software like
intltool/xgettext/xml2po, and translators touch only the translatable
messages. Anything else, including different ideas about formatting
and flags (eg. "#, fuzzy, c-format" is equivalent in a PO file to "#,
c-format, fuzzy" but not in bzr) and source code references per
message, is dependent on the tool used to work on the PO file.
So, don't count on bzr helping you there.
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