Re: Standard way to mention copyright holder in PO files
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On 07/07/2007 11:19 AM, Nicolas François wrote:
> It would be nice to have a standard way to mention copyright holders in PO
> files. Currently, the copyright holders are mentioned (manually?) in the
> comments of the header, for example using the template generated by
> # SOME DESCRIPTIVE TITLE.
> # Copyright (C) YEAR THE PACKAGE'S COPYRIGHT HOLDER
> # This file is distributed under the same license as the PACKAGE package.
> # FIRST AUTHOR <EMAIL@ADDRESS>, YEAR.
> It would be nice if copyright owners could be added to that list by PO
> editors. Some people do that manually, but that could be quite dangerous
> to do it automatically with by tools since the comments of PO headers are
> usually hand edited and contain other data.
> I wonder if the copyright holders could not be specified in some header
> fields. PO editors could update automatically the list of copyright
> holders and dates.
> I'm thinking about something like:
> "Last-Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>\n"
> "Language-Team: LANGUAGE <LL@li.org>\n"
> "Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>, YEAR\n"
> "Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>, YEAR, YEAR\n"
> "Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>, YEAR, YEAR-YEAR\n"
> What do you think?
I fully support the idea. :-)
Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw)
"Debian. Freedom to code. Code to freedom!"
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