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Re: msgcat before committing PO files (Was: r76768 - trunk/src/debian-edu-doc/documentation/debian-edu-squeeze)

Hi David,

On Sonntag, 26. Februar 2012, David Prévot wrote:
> In order to avoid committing huge diff to Subversion, make them
> readable, and also avoid sending all debian-edu Alioth members 1MB mails
> each time a translator uploads a file or anyone updates the PO files, it
> would be pretty nice to run msgcat to the file before committing it:
> 	msgcat -o debian-edu-squeeze-manual.de.po \
> 	          debian-edu-squeeze-manual.de.po
> would do the work, so would “make” in he appropriate directory (and
> would furthermore allow to check that no DocBook syntax error is shipped
> in the file). “LINGUA make=de” runs in about 5 seconds, but won't update
> the PO file.

please add this info to the appropriate readme, if it's not already there :)

On Sonntag, 26. Februar 2012, David Prévot wrote:
> I'm also considering removing the line information from the PO files: it
> generate noise at each update from the wiki, which is pretty useless
> anyway since the lines refer to the XML file that is not the actual
> source (the wiki is).

sounds very sensible to me, please go ahead!

cheers & thanks,

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