Re: To translate or not to translate?
On Tuesday 04 May 2010, Tapio Lehtonen wrote:
> The d-i manual in file preseed.po has several msgids like these:
> msgid "debian-installer/framebuffer"
> msgid "language"
> msgid "debian-installer/language"
> msgid "country"
> msgid "debian-installer/country"
None of those should be translated.
> If indeed these should not be translated, is it possible to get them
> marked as such in the original text to get them removed from the .po
> file? Or perhaps add comment to explain what the translator should do
> with them?
There are no facilities for something like that. Sorry.
The best option is to refer to the original text when trying to decide if
something should be translated or not: