Libre Office: A Proposal

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at
Wed Sep 29 08:09:48 BST 2010

couldnt you also sync them upstream as well or would that be at the
discretion of the open office community?

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Manx Translators <ubuntumanx at
> wrote:

> They are: but the system is complicated beyond belief. i.e. for someone who
> only uses rosetta: impossible.
> for me (I know a fair amount and can do po files, but am not a translating
> wizard by any stretch of the imagination): I still haven't figured it out,
> and would need to devote A LOT of time to do so.
> I suggest that, now Libre Office will be default in Ubuntu (and I think
> most distros), we push for the translations for Libre to be handled in a
> user-friendly way: the best way I know is rosetta. The upstream issue was
> relating to the fact that translating Libre wouldn't start from scratch; we
> would probably sync the translations down from the openoffice communities,
> perhaps regularly, and if our work was compatible, they might be peeved if
> nothing was sent back upstream.
> Edmund
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 8:54 AM, Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at
> > wrote:
>> arent translations already done upstream usually?
>> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Manx Translators <
>> ubuntumanx at> wrote:
>>> I should think it's possible to sync OpenOffice translations down into
>>> Rosetta....I suppose the only problem is if the upstream communities feel
>>> we're not contributing enough back, so that side would need to be sorted
>>> out.
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