Re: About dpkg translation, please consider i18n when choosing words
Quoting Martin Quinson (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > The pot file is generated by automake when I do "make dist", it isn't
> > even in revision control. Any comments would be lost?
> Waaah ! I cannot belive my eyes ! You're inclined to do so and you're the
> official dpkg maintainer? I must still be sleeping and dreaming.
> I'm dreaming of this since 16 Aug 2001 00:24:33 +0200:
Martin, I already told you privately that Scott is as i18n-friendly as
a maintainer can be.
Well, it is now our duty to help him improving dpkg i18n as much as
First task : let's explain him how to insert i18n-targheted comments
in source code. I must admit that I don't remember this myself. Luk
mentioned this was recently explained in -i18n. Could someone just
bring back this mail to this thread and, please, do not always count
Second, I have sent the Magic Frenchies on the dpkg man pages i18n
topic. A few of us have mentioned they will work to convert dpkg man
pages to PO format. §There's still a long path and we will probably
need the whole etch release cycle to do it, but key Debian packages
*will* rock when it comes at i18n.