[Thunar-dev] xfdesktop and thunar

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Fri Apr 28 09:41:27 CEST 2006

Brian J. Tarricone schrieb:
>>>Well finally, here are the screenshots:
>>>The first one shows the properties dialog from Thunar
>>>an the second one, from xfdektop. Tha language is pt_BR. Notice the "??" in
>>>the xfdesktop dialog.
>>>Those are the last thunar and xfdesktop svn versions.
>>>Hope it helps
>>It's also weird that the file context menu on the desktop and parts of
>>the dialog are in English, if your locale is actually set to pt_BR. Were
>>both packages started with the same locale? Or do you manually (or
>>otherwise) switch locales after the desktop has started? This might be
>>completely off the mark, but personally I've never seen this problem.
>>BTW, as far as I understand, the dialog in xfdesktop is actually copied
>>from thunar, but isn't really the _same_ dialog. I recall seeing these
>>same strings in the translation files for both packages. So this has
>>possibly nothing to do with thunar and the thread should probably be on
> The Launcher properties page is actually supplied by a Thunar plugin.
> I'm not sure how the translation works at all, since the strings would
> be in a thunar's .mo file, and it would be trying to look in
> xfdesktop's.  Unless Benny did some trickery.

Well, weird thing is, GETTEXT_PACKAGE is Thunar for the plugins, and 
bindtextdomain() is not called by the plugins (have to fix that). So, 
where does the translation come from?

> 	-brian


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