[Xfce-i18n] Opinions about translations.xfce.org

Per Kongstad p_kongstad at op.pl
Mon May 10 13:23:33 CEST 2010

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IMHO using local po files for translation out weights the benefits
from a webbased tool.

For others interested with tools to check po files for logical errors
and generate diff files based on po files, please have a look at

On 05/10/2010 01:01 PM, Cristian Marchi wrote:
> Transifex makes surely easier and faster the translations
> submission. But in the workflow I surely miss 2 functions:
> 1) a tool to search in the translated files: let's say that I find a
> wrong translation in the gui of xfce. Now I have to discover the
> package that actually contains the translation. It would instead be
> useful to have a search engine that looks in all the translated file
> within a language (let's say all "it.po" files in my case) to find
> the exact word I'm looking for and prompt me with the possibility to
> change that translation. Same function could be also useful to
> search the original untranslated terms in case that in the xfce's
> gui you find an untranslated term.
> 2) I appreciate the review feature but, if I'm not wrong, it send
> for review the entire "po" file. It would be great if only the
> changed translation could be sent for review cause most of the time
> the translation work consist of integrating only few new sentences
> in an existing translation.
> Thanks, and if these features already exists please tell me!
> Regards
> Cristian
> Nick Schermer ha scritto:
>> The Xfce Transifex (translations.xfce.org) installation is almost
>> hitting the 3000th translation submission. With 88 users contributing
>> in 44 languages I think we[1] lowered the bar to contribute
>> translations quite a bit. However your opinion is what counts, so, any
>> opinions how we can improve translating Xfce?
>> Cheers,
>> Nick
>> [1] Read: Xfce Dev team, Transifex developers, Tx Applicance + server
>> admins and translators who helped polishing the setup.
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