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[libreoffice-l10n] Re: [Libreoffice] Translation plans for LO-3.3 and future


Hi Petr,

(forwarding for info to l10n@libo)

thanks for the update - all correct, but one addition:

We might be able to provide a pootle server for 3.3 as well. But all
people who are fine with directly pulling po-files and sending these
to the mailing list, should go on as suggested.

André


> Von: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.cz>
> An: libreoffice@lists.freedesktop.org

> first, we are really happy to hear that so many people would want to
> help with translating LibreOffice.
>
> We will use a temporary process for 3.3 and something better for the
> next releases.
>
>
> Proposed process for LibreOffice-3.3:
>
> + we are going to regularly merge ooo330-mX, so we will get
> translation for most strings from OOo-3.3 sources
>
>
> + the libreoffice-specific strings are listed in
> libreoffice/build/po/lo-build.pot, see
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/build/tree/po/lo-build.pot
>
> Some of the strings are already translated in the
> libreoffice/build/po/lo-build-<lang>.po files, see
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/build/tree/po
>
> Please, help us to have 100% translated strings in the
> lo-<lang>.po files
>
> You might send your changes to this mailing list and someone
> with a commit access will push them to the git.
>
> Of course, you might also ask for commit access. Though, I
> am not sure if it is worth for this temporary process.
>
> Note that you might ignore libreoffice/build/po/<lang>.po
> files. They are used for desktop integration by some Linux
> distributions. They are not important for LibreOffice.
> They will most likely get removed soon.
>
>
> + if you want to fix a string that is not in lo-build.pot,
> you might create a reduced .sdf file and we will put it
> as a hotfix into libreoffice/build/src/sdf
>
> It is a bit inconvenient but it is only for LO-3.3 release.
>
> Let us know if you have troubles to create the sdf file. We
> will try to help you with it. Personally, I would try to base
> it on the existing .sdf file in the l10n source module, see
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/l10n/tree/l10n/source
>
>
> Plans for the future:
>
> + we would like to setup a pootle server and allow to translate
> all LibreOffice strings at the same place a convenient way
> + the strings will be extracted from the pootle server and
> used for the regular test builds
>
>
> Schedule for LibreOffice-3.3:
>
> + libreoffice/build/po/lo-build.pot and lo-build-<lanf>.po
> have been just updated, so they follow the current state
> => please, start with contributing
>
> + string freeze will be at the end of October; I expect only
> very few new strings; nobody should add any huge feature at
> this stage
>
> + final release date is a bit unclear; My estimation is December
> but I am not the one who would decide ;-)
>
>
> Any hints how to improve the processes are welcome.
>
> André, please fix me if any information above is wrong or if you suggest
> any improvement. You are much bigger expert here. I just try to solve
> the technical problems... :-)
>
>
> Best Regards,
> Petr
>
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