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Re: qshutdown release coming soon (1.6.4)


Do you have the old PO?
Yaron Shahrabani

<Hebrew translator>

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Christian Metscher <hakaishi@xxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've pushed the new version to the git repository and updated the .pot
> file.
> In some cases I'm not sure if I reentered the strings correctly and thus
> marked them
> to be reviewed.
> And for some files the import is
> waiting -> https://translations.**launchpad.net/qt-shutdown-p/**
> qshutdown-trunk/+imports<https://translations.launchpad.net/qt-shutdown-p/qshutdown-trunk/+imports>
> Kind regards and happy translating,
>  Christian Metscher
>> Hi Nicolas,
>> and there I was just about to write a e-mail with an explanation... then
>> it
>> got longer and longer...
>> To the main problem: Some strings have changed (also because of RTL)
>> and I have changed 3 of them purposely because of clarity...
>> *My suggestion is as follows:* I managed to reduce them and make them
>> small and easy to understand. (For RTL <html dir="rtl"> has to be added)
>> If it is alright I'll upload the new .pot file and reenter the till now
>> translated strings
>> for all languages.
>> That way testing will be much easier.
>> Just install translate-toolkit and create .ts files from the .po files
>> (po2ts xyz.po xyz.ts), add your language to the shutdown.pro and make
>> sure that the .qm file is copied to /usr/share/qshutdown/**translations/.
>> (For build instructions see the README file).
>> For the actual version of qshutdown I'll push it to the git repository a
>> bit later.
>> You can get it then via: git clone https://github.com/hakaishi/**
>> shutdown-qapps <https://github.com/hakaishi/shutdown-qapps>
>> Kind regards,
>>  Christian Metscher
>>> Could you explain how translators can test their translations in
>>> qshutdown?
>>> I downloaded the latest version from
>>> https://launchpad.net/qt-**shutdown-p/qshutdown-trunk<https://launchpad.net/qt-shutdown-p/qshutdown-trunk> and I imported the project
>>> in QtCreator.
>>> It works, but translations are handled in a specific format (we can't
>>> simply use
>>> a .po file downloaded from Launchpad).
>>> If it's not easy, you could do one of the following:
>>> - Host .qm files for all languages somewhere (you may use a script to
>>> keep them
>>> updated, for example on a daily basis), so that translators can download
>>> and
>>> test them.
>>> - Provide some "Release Candidates" for qshutdown, featuring up-to-date
>>> translations, before the final release.
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