Are the templates for synaptic, update-manager and update-notifier up to date?

Matthew East mdke at ubuntu.com
Wed Oct 15 17:51:47 BST 2008


On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Arne Goetje <arne.goetje at canonical.com> wrote:
> That template is synaptic-manual.pot, which does not appear in the
> package build log...
>
> The main synaptic.pot template is approved.
>
> Maybe the package maintainer or upstream can shed some light on whether
> the template should be imported or not? My opinion would be to not
> import it unless someone can proof that it is actually used in the
> binary package.

As Milo mentioned a few days ago, translations of manuals or
documentation are not used by Ubuntu maintainers except in the case of
{k,ed,x}ubuntu-docs or gnome-user-docs. Upstream translations are
taken for that. So I think not importing it is the right decision,
otherwise it will result in wasted effort by translators.

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Matthew East
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