RFC: pt_BR vs. pt -- langpack split and fallback languages

Susana Pereira susana.pereira at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 15:08:49 BST 2009


Hi Arne,

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 2:52 PM, Arne Goetje<arne.goetje at canonical.com> wrote:
(...)
>>
>> Also, there shouldn't be a pt_PT... it is all pt, but I'll let the pt
>> team chime in.
>
> Unfortunately there are some packages, which install pt_PT translations.
> Mostly universe packages I suppose, but also some in main. Take a look
> into /usr/share/locale/ and /usr/share/locale-langpack/ if you find a
> pt_PT directory there.
> You may want to check if those translations are still valid, or if they
> are leftovers from older releases, in which case we may be able to
> remove them from future langpacks. :)

Og is correct, we (Portuguese from Portugal) use pt instead of pt_PT.
I'll have a look at those directories to see what we can do and then
I'll get back to you.


>
> Any comment on the proposed language-pack split?
>

We are still discussing this on the Portuguese translators mailing
list, I'll let you know our opinion as soon as there is a decision.

Cheers,

Susana



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> Arne
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