[Scribus] Translations and 1.2cvs

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri May 7 09:24:58 CEST 2004

On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 08:06, Kevin Donnelly wrote:
> On Friday 07 May 2004 12:35 am, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > Err.. yes.. ok.. that was said, but I guess what I meant was, we still
> > support po files, in that there are still po files being updated. We
> > prefer ts/qm.
> So there has certainly been a change in emphasis, even if it shouldn't be 
> termed a "decision to switch" :-)

Yes, sorry.. the addition of the Scribus.pro file slipped my mind.. so
many changes going on..
> > You can of course copy the file to another place if you wish to. Editing
> > the one in the CVS dir you have shouldnt be a problem.
> Moving the translated file up two dirs from po and running lupdate seems to be 
> the easiest - the qmake -project and then lupdate way still doesn't seem to 
> update the one in situ in the po dir.  

err.. that depends on the setting in the Scribus.pro file.. eg:
TRANSLATIONS += scribus/po/scribus.en_GB.ts

> > This is under way as I type by Alex O. , I expect I will have this
> > online tomorrow.
> That will be helpful - thanks, Alex.

Got the script, but it can only handle ts files at this point. Ill be
putting this online today.

> > This is the reason why
> > people need to be running the CVS or they will be creating .qm files for
> > areas of the GUI they have never even seen if they are running a release
> > from over a month ago.
> Yes, indeed.  But my original point was that when the translator periodically 
> gets his/her new copy installed, as I did yesterday, and sees that some work 
> needs doing, it would be nice to make it as easy as possible to get going on 
> that.  That becomes more important the more prestigious the app becomes, as 
> is deservedly happening to Scribus.

As above, a page will be online for this today. We plan to give a 2 week
string freeze for the 1.2 release in a couple of months which should
allow all translators time to update to CVS and update their strings.

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