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From Matthias Seidel <>
Subject Re: Arabic translation complete for Apache OpenOffice 4.x
Date Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:16:20 GMT
Am 24.02.2018 um 12:31 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
> Am 24.02.2018 um 07:45 schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
>> On 23/02/2018 Pedro Albuquerque wrote:
>>> Em Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:53:33 +0000
>>> Ahmad Alawsie escreveu:
>>>> Andrea: so can you give me instructions on how i would be able to
>>>> test this. If you could give me a step by step guide to test this
>>>> arabic version, i would be glad to help. I’m ready at your service
>>>> for this.
>> Thank you Ahmad. I think Matthias will share a link where you can
>> download a test version as soon as it is available online. Please
>> note: this is an initial test version, not including your work yet; we
>> will use it to check the current state of translation and whether we
>> can build it with the current tools. It is expected to still contain
>> untranslated strings, but you should check that the part that is
>> translated makes sense (for example, by quickly checking the menus in
>> all modules).
> I uploaded a first Arabic build for Windows to:
> Note:
> There is only a ZIP file containing the installation files and not the
> single self extracting file we normally provide.

I  managed to work around the problem by defaulting the NSIS-Installer
to en-US:

So, the first part (extracting the files) is in English, the
installation and the program itself should be in Arabic (as far Andrea


> Regards,
>    Matthias
>>> I'm available to help for Portuguese to.
>> Thanks Pedro, but for Portuguese this step is unnecessary since it was
>> already released; basically what we are trying at this stage is simply
>> to build Arabic 4.1.5 with the strings we already had. And Portuguese
>> would be unchanged from the released version. The next step (bringing
>> in the latest Pootle strings, already attempted and failed for
>> Portuguese and French) will involve Portuguese, French, Arabic and
>> other languages that we can agree upon later.
>> Regards,
>>   Andrea.
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