[Xfce-i18n] Translations in Rosetta

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Tue May 16 11:49:42 CEST 2006

True, but AFAIK there are plans for Rosetta to become open source, though I
have no idea how soon that would be. Therefore we might want to keep
following the project ;-)

On 16/05/06, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at xfce.org> wrote:
> Álvaro Justen [Turicas] schreef:
> > Hello,
> > I use Ubuntu as my default distro and use XFCE as default window
> manager.
> > I'm in a project called Xubuntu, that is Ubuntu with XFCE as default
> > window manager.
> > I created a Brazilian Team to translate Xubuntu software, but it is
> > very hard to translate XFCE, because it is in other server (and don't
> > has Rosetta ;)
> > XFCE (and it's packages) is the unique Xubuntu software that isn't in
> > Rosetta, so users that want to translate Xubuntu have to subscribe in
> > two different sites, and translations of XFCE aren't syncronized
> > directly for [X]Ubuntu.
> > I want to know if is possible to migrate XFCE translations to Rosetta.
> > Rosetta is a site that manage .po files and allow users to quickly
> > translate online, or download .po files, translate offline and them
> > upload translated files.
> > Rosetta is developed by Ubuntu Team and has many languages.
> > I think that with Rosetta XFCE translation will be stimulated.
> > More information: http://www.launchpad.net/rosetta
> >
> > *Excuse me by my so bad English :(
> We shouldn't be using non-open software to develop Xfce.
> <small rant>
> I don't understand why Rosetta isn't open and AFAIK Canonical has never
> given a reason, so I can only assume it is meant as a competitive
> advantage. Xfce should not favor any distribution or operating system
> over another, so as far as I'm concerned using Rosetta is out of the
> question.
> </small rant>
>        Jasper
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