[Xfce-i18n] New translator

Leandro Regueiro leandro.regueiro at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 11:58:57 CEST 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 9:54 PM, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 05:05:12PM +0200, Leandro Regueiro wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Leandro Regueiro
>> <leandro.regueiro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > what are the steps that a new translator should do to translate Xfce?
>> > Step by step, please. And don't give me the link for the wiki, it is
>> > incomplete.
>> >
>> > Bye,
>> >         Leandro Regueiro
>> Ups, sorry.
>> The wiki isn't complete because it doesn't tell translators how to
>> commit the changes and how have to be translated, and where could them
>> get that files.
> Hi Leandro,
> Don't be afraid to modify the wiki, I don't have the time, but I will
> keep a note about that.
> Basically: if you don't know how to commit your changes, post your
> translations on this mailing-list, and some of us with access commit
> them once a week or two.
> If you don't know how to translate, well, it is simple, you checkout the
> applications you want to translate and edit the po file.  The po files
> are in the source tree at po/.  If your locale isn't in that directory,
> you have to modify the LINGUAS file and run msginit.
> It is a good practice to join several translations inside a tarball with
> a svn diff.  There is a note on the wiki, yes :), about how to use svn,
> but it lacks info about how to run a diff and make a tarball, AFAICT.
>> Bye,
>>              Leandro Regueiro

OK, I have no doubts about how to send the translations, but where can
I get the .po and .pot files?? Are there in only one directory in the
SVN tree?? Are the goodies in the same place?? How to add a new .po

The another day I tried to do svn diff and it didn't work.

Bye and thanks,
                             Leandro Regueiro

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