Heads up: Translate Firefox and Thunderbird keywords

Simos Xenitellis simos.lists at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 5 21:53:36 UTC 2012

On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 11:43 PM, Gabor Kelemen <kelemeng at gnome.hu> wrote:
> Hi translators
> Recently the Firefox and Thunderbird desktop files got keywords support,
> which means: if a user types one of the keywords into the Unity dash, the
> relevant application shows up.
> So it would be important to translate these strings into as many languages
> as possible.
> Unfortunately, these applications are not supported on Launchpad
> Translations, so we have to edit the following wiki pages:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/Wanted/FirefoxDesktop - fill in the
> translation of "Internet;WWW;Browser;Web;Explorer" under the Keywords column
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/Wanted/ThunderbirdDesktop - fill in the
> translation of "Email;E-mail;Newsgroup;Feed;RSS" under the Keywords column.
> As with other keywords, these do not have to be word by word translations.
> Instead you can list the words that users are likely to search for when they
> want to browse the web / write a mail.

These keywords are used in the HUD when users want to start up Firefox;
If so, should be start with the existing list of English keywords and
add any variants in our language?


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