Most common strings?

Michael Bauer fios at
Thu Apr 11 14:35:32 UTC 2013

Hi David,

Thanks for that - it sort of helps and sort of doesn't because the list 
assumes you know what each module does. Maybe I should just keep going 
from the top :/



11/04/2013 14:05, sgrìobh David Planella:
> Hi Michael,
> The list of translatable templates (which for most cases corresponds to
> the list of applications) [1] is ordered in terms of those we consider
> most important (i.e. visible) to translate, according to these rules:
> Technically, there is no way that's been implemented to automatically
> find out the most visible strings in Ubuntu, which is why we came up
> with manual priorities, set by our experience in translating those
> applications.
> The list might not be perfect, but it works well for our purposes.
> Priorities can be edited in Launchpad, so if you or anyone else sees any
> that might need tweaking, you can mention it on the list or ping me or
> anyone else in the Translations Coordinators team [2], and we can change
> it in a matter of minutes.
> As you're correcly saying, the installer templates are at the top of the
> list, but if you're only interested in proofreading the UI, you can just
> skip those.
> Let me know if this helps.
> Cheers,
> David.
> [1]
> [2]

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