Re: msgctxt conversion for 2.26 ?
- From: "Kenneth Nielsen" <k nielsen81 gmail com>
- To: "GNOME i18n" <gnome-i18n gnome org>
- Subject: Re: msgctxt conversion for 2.26 ?
- Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 22:26:09 +0100
2008/10/28 Petr Kovar <pmkovar gnome org>:
> "Kenneth Nielsen" <k nielsen81 gmail com>, Mon, 27 Oct 2008 12:34:54 +0100:
>> 2008/10/27 Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com>:
>> > This was discussed at several points in the past, most recently in
>> > August. Is http://live.gnome.org/GnomeGoals/MsgctxtMigration something
>> > that we should target for Gnome 2.26 ?
>> I definitely think so, the sooner we get rid of the "|" source of
>> errors the better. Besides, if I remember correctly the only objection
>> to fast integration of this, was that some popular translation tools
>> didn't yet support it.
> Correct. It was (and unfortunately still is) Poedit, to be specific.
> Thus, as I believe, a well known and widely used l10n tool among the GNOME
>> Deciding on it now will give the developers on
>> those projects a good 4 months to implement it, make a new release and
>> have this new version find its way into the repos of the different
>> distributions, that is not an abundance of time, but it should be
> That's nice, but still, the problem is current from the moment the first
> string migrates. And that was done some months ago. So many translators got
> a problem now. But the most interesting part is what the MsgctxtMigration
> page says:
> This is only a proposal at this time, and not approved for project-wide
> application. This should not be applied before being officially turned into
> a GNOME Goal."
> Oh really? Does anybody look at that? Does anybody give a damn about that?
> Just wondering... ;-)
Yes I remember you objected back then and still someone decided to
test the transition, but now however, we _are_ discussing the
possibility to make it an official GNOME goal! Any input in _that_
Regards Kenneth Nielsen
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