Re: Translating DocBook files

John Fleck <> writes:

> On Thu, 2002-08-08 at 16:17, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> > I have had a request from a gentleman in Korea who wishes to translate
> > the GNOME porting guide for a project he is doing. 
> > 
> > How do people normally go about translating DocBook format documents at
> > the moment? I seem to remember some discussion about a year ago about
> > developing tools to extract out the relevant portions into .po files so
> > that translators could just go at it with their normal methods. Did
> > anything come of this?
> > 
> > Hopefully somebody on one of this lists can either offer some pointers
> > to appropraite techniques (hello Sun??), or just tell me that it all has
> > to be done manually.
> > 
> Jonathan Blandford and Daniel Veillard whipped a tool to do the .po
> thing last fall, though Jonathan sez it wasn't ever really tested:

This could be really useful, though I think it may need some more love.
I'd love to see our docs fully translated.


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