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Re: test of debconf po files and some questions...



On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 09:42:28AM +0100, Martin Sjögren wrote:
> fre 2003-03-07 klockan 00.12 skrev Michael Bramer:
> > Please look at http://ddtp.debian.org/debconf/maintainer and you will
> > see a list of all package maintainers with debconf templates. On the
> > pages you will find a list of debconf po file links. 
> 
> I was kinda confused that there was no debian-boot@l.d.o Then I found
> boot@l.d.o. Oh well :)

:-)

> I'm looking at
> http://ddtp.debian.org/debconf/template_unstable/anna/templates-de.po
> 
> There are weird things about it.
> * Several messages are commented out. Why's that?

ok, I make the decision to comment out all untranslated messages. (first
I add this with a empty messages, and get some 'remove this messages'. I
hope with this comments, a merge with the package po file and the po
file from the DDTP simpler, not?)

> * There are three *empty* messages (msgid ""), and no, I don't mean the
> multi-line messages.

Yes. 

The ddts assume the every description has a short _and_ one extended
description. IMHO a missing extended description is a bug (comments?).

Because of this you see this "" messages...

> * The header lacks terminating \n:s, meaning msgfmt says:
> msgfmt: templates-de.po: warning: Charset
> "ISO-8859-1Content-Transfer-Encoding:" is not a portable encoding name.

I fix this now ...

> Those were the problems I saw right away, some of them shouldn't be too hard to fix.
> Thank you for working on this!

thanks for your review...

Gruss
Grisu
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