[Scribus] Translation/language question: Standard English vs. American English
Thu Aug 4 01:12:34 CEST 2005
On Thursday 04 August 2005 01:02, Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Thursday 04 August 2005 00:59, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have a question to the English native speakers contributing to the
> > project.
> > There are (at least) two international variancies of English: Standard,
> > aka British English, and American English with some differences in
> > spelling (col_ou_r vs. col_o_r, rasteri_s_e vs. rasteri_z_e, etc.). I
> > was surprised to find the American variancy used in the docs, and even
> > in the en_GB.ts file, since Standard English is used in more countries
> > (Great Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India ...)
> > as an official language. Moreover, none of the developers seems to be a
> > US resident.
> > I am, personally, a bit confused when it comes to contributing to the
> > Wiki, because I'm not sure which variancy should be applied. I learned
> > Standard English at school, but would have no problem using AE instead.
> > So, Peter, Craig, and Craig, which is it?
> > Thanks in advance for a clarification,
> > Christoph
> > P.S.: I don't want to start a flame war on spelling variancies here. As
> > a German, I am sick and tired of the war waging for years on the topic
> > in my own country.
> For the wiki, type as you want. I write on the wiki in en_AU/GB, I try to
> write in en_US in code, and I translate en_US->en_GB in the en_GB.ts file.
> If you find issues in the en_GB.ts/qm file, please let me know. The
> 1.3.1cvs file is not 100% up to day though.
err.. up to date..
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