Hello, luyolo kamati write:
I want to know how to localize Orca .I will be doing this in isiXhosa.
There two aspects to consider if you translate orca. First, you have to use the intltool to create or modify th po files which contain the translations. If you have checked out the orca sources from svn you should enter the »po« directory and proceed following steps: (1) Create the pot file: intltool-update --pot (2) Rename the pot file to xh.po: mv orca.pot xh.po (3) Editing the file, creating the translation: vi xh.po (4) Convert the file to UTF-8 (you can skip this if it's UTF-8 already): msgconv -t UTF-8 xh.po > xy.po.new && mv xy.po.new xy.po (5) Check the file for errors msgfmt -cv -o /dev/null xh.po I assume xh is the appropriate ISO 639-1 code for your language but I am not sure about this. The second aspect to consider is the fact that a lot of strings that are translated are spoken. Therefore you first should check out if there is a speech engine that supports your language. To add a new translation to the orca svn repository requires to have a svn translator account. Usually you have to have some experiences in translating before such an account is given to you. The best way to get involved is to contact the GNOME Translation Team or the Translation Coordinator for your language. This page might give you more information: http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gtp/teams.html Best regards, Jochen -- Jochen Skulj http://www.jochenskulj.de GPG Key-ID: 0x37B2F0B8 Finger Print: F239 5D8D 97CD F91F 9D08 AE94 AA3B 1ED5 37B2 F0B8
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