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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [announce] l10n genLang and po files for languages.
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:11:44 GMT
Hi Jan,

On 3/13/13 12:12 AM, janI wrote:
> Hi.
> For those interested in po files and the l10n process, the following is a
> short status.
> genLang can now extract all texts from our sources correctly and handles
> .po files. genLang has also a mode (convert) where it can read "old" po
> file and convert them to new format. My next step is to enhance the convert
> function a bit, and then start on the source generation with languages (all
> prepared).
> All sources are in svn in branches/l10n/l10ntools/source/gC* and gL*
> I have also (with big help from jsc) collected all our languages, and found
> a couple of strange things:
> - Some languages was only present in pootle, and not used in our build
> process
> - Some languages was only present as sdf files (in extras) and not in
> pottle (manual translation??)
> - Many po/sdf files contained entries no longer used in our source files.
> This is all cleaned, and you can find the total set of langauge po files in:
>    branches/l10n/l10ntools/lang
> there you can also see the new po file structure (a lot less files).
> We need slowly to start thinking about how to test and integrate the new
> tools.

that are really great news, it's good to see that you make such good
progress. And even better the outlook that we will become a cleaner and
better maintained workflow in the future and cleaned up translation
files. Let me know if and how I can continue to support you.


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