[Xfce-i18n] [Orage][nl] -- Translation questions.
psybsd at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 22:28:12 CEST 2006
On 4/17/06, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> Stephan Arts wrote:
> > On 4/17/06, Daichi Kawahata <daichi at xfce.org> wrote:
> >> On Sun, 16 Apr 2006 12:02:33 +0200
> >> Stephan Arts wrote:
> >>> I was looking at the dutch translation for Orage, and i noticed
> >>> the following:
> >>> <systray> (short for system-tray) is marked fuzzy, the correct
> >>> translation for that is 'Systeemvak'
> >>> <pager> i don't think this should be translated because the pager
> >>> plugin is called pager too.
> >>> UTC is marked fuzzy, i don't know why because UTC is a common term.
> >>> And as far as i can tell should be UTC in dutch too.
> >>> Locations in ical-code.c (like Africa, America etc) are not
> >>> translated at all. Any idea on how/if that should be translated?
> >> I think you're willing to provide your Dutch translations to us.
> >> Regards,
> >> --
> >> Daichi
> > Sure, but i have more questions then answers at the moment. (Not sure
> > what should be translated, or how -- should a capital-name be
> > translated for example -- i think not, because there is no Dutch name
> > for Azerbadyan and Adis-abbeba)
> > If i know what is expected from the time-zone stuff i can send an
> > updated .po file.
> > Regards,
> > Stephan
> I believe you should translate the names that are spelled differently in
> Dutch and just copy the strings that don't need changes. But keep in
> mind that gettextizing these strings has the added benefit of allowing
> unicode characters in the translated strings even though the originals
> are in pure ascii (and have underscores in place of spaces). Anyone
> willing to grind up english translation files just to put all those
> spaces and diacritics and stuff back to the user visible list? ;)
> I'm sure nl.wikipedia.org or google will help you find the correct
> spelling for most of the places in the list if you're ever in doubt.
> - Jari
I have translated all but 94 fuzzy timezone names.
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