Translation of the debian installer and the instalation guide

Julián Alarcón alarconj at
Sat Mar 27 17:08:58 GMT 2010

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 5:47 PM, Adi Roiban <adi at> wrote:
> Hi,
> As stated on the DebianInstaller wiki page [1] the Launchpad
> debian-installer translations are included in Ubuntu ONLY if they are
> first included upstream.
> This means that Ubuntu translations teams have to manually export the
> translations and contact the upstream debian team in order to have them
> included.
> In Launchpad, we have also the Installation guide translations [2] and I
> am not sure if they are used or we should send them upstream. Also I am
> not if that guide is in sync with the current Ubuntu changes.
> I was thinking that maybe it is better to translate in Launchpad only
> Ubuntu specific strings for debian-installer. In this way Ubuntu
> translator can focus on Ubuntu specific changes and do all the upstream
> translations, upstream.
> What do you think?

The translation of debian-installer in Spanish is really ugly. Strings
from 2 or 3 years ago are still there and "hurt" the eyes.

We need to make some changes here, maybe talk with upstream or just
use Launchpad translations, but we must to do something now.

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