should I import to trunk

Mads Bille Lundby lundbymads at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 10:20:25 BST 2009


Hi David

Thank you for your reply, though it is not what I hoped for. Another
task on my todo-list then. :-)

/Mads


2009/10/20 David Planella <david.planella at ubuntu.com>:
> Hi Mads,
>
> El dl 19 de 10 de 2009 a les 15:12 +0200, en/na Mads Bille Lundby va
> escriure:
>> In this release cycle I have primarily been uploading Danish po-files
>> of Ubuntu-specific translations to the Karmic branch of the various
>> projects, e.g. software-center. Should I also upload to the trunk
>> version or will this be done automatically eventually?
>>
>
> The upload of translations from the Karmic versions to the trunk
> branches of projects is a manual process the project maintainers must
> do. In practice, though, I've found out that this step doesn't always
> happen, it depends on the project.
>
> What I personally tend to do is to translate upstream first, so that
> translations flow to the distro. Then I check that translations did make
> it to the distro and see if there are any new ones, which I translate
> there. Then I go to the project's trunk again and see if these new
> strings are there. If they are, the distro's translations will appear as
> global suggestions, which I will simply have to click to accept. In
> summary, as a translator I try to keep the translations manually sync.
>
> In your case, if you've been translating in the distro, I'd recommend to
> import those translations to the projects' trunk branches as well.
>
> Regards,
> David.
>
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