Re: GTK+ translation status


Tor Lillqvist <tml iki fi> writes:

> Is this purely something that only distribution packagers should care
> about, or should the core GTK+ team make include some assessment of
> the usability of the various translations? Some .po files have lots of
> fuzzy translations that are at least annoying, at the worst totally
> wrong and misleading. For example, fi.po:
> #: gtk/gtktreeviewcolumn.c:274
> #, fuzzy
> msgid "Whether the column can be reordered around the headers"
> msgstr "Voiko käyttäjä muuttaa tekstiä"
> (that Finnish string meaning "Can the user change the text")
> Fuzzy translations are IMHO much worse than missing
> translations. Should the fuzzy ones be commented out? Should the "bad"
> translations be excluded from "make install"? Isn't it possible to
> prevent the automatic generation of these fuzzy translations?

fuzzy translations don't end up in the generated message catalogs.
They are just there to help the translators. Otherwise they are 
equal to untranslated messages.

Salut, Sven

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