No KDE translations needed for Quantal

Yuri Chornoivan yurchor at
Mon Aug 6 10:58:51 UTC 2012

написане Mon, 06 Aug 2012 11:44:54 +0300, David Planella  
<david.planella at>:

> Al 04/08/12 07:24, En/na Adolfo Jayme Barrientos ha escrit:
>> Well, that's nice. We should now update translations upstream so our
>> fixes can go to other distros as well.
> Hi Adolfo,
> Note that you could exactly do that even before that change.
> The biggest change is that Kubuntu translations will now not be shipped
> in language packs, thus they will remain static and you won't be able to
> complete or fix any strings after release.
> Cheers,
> David.

Hi David,

Actually, this is not full truth. Every minor KDE release (monthly) is  
shipped with updated translations, while Ubuntu langpacks are released  
very irregularly with unpredictable delays.

Just my 2 cents.

Best regards,

>> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Jonathan Riddell <jriddell at>  
>> wrote:
>>> KDE packages have now moved to universe and we are using the language
>>> packs from upstream directly for KDE SC.  So no translations should be
>>> needed for KDE applications in quantal.  Applications which come from
>>> Ubuntu and have a KDE frontend such as Ubiquity will still need
>>> translations.  You are encouraged to directly work with KDE language
>>> teams for translations to KDE software.
>>> Jonathan

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