Re: Please translate: Debian Stretch announcement
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On 17/06/17 09:18, Holger Wansing wrote:
> Am Samstag 17. Juni 2017 schrieb Ana Guerrero Lopez:
>> On Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 03:06:34PM +0000, Holger Wansing wrote:
>>> Am Samstag 17. Juni 2017 schrieb Ana Guerrero Lopez:
>>>> Hi Joel,
>>>> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:57:27PM +0100, Joel Sansana wrote:
>>>>> I was not able to push to the publicity repository, so I send you the
>>>>> European Portuguese translation attached below.
>>>> I have just realized the Debian website doesn't have support for European
>>>> Portuguese. I've been told that adding support is a years-standing issue
>>>> that's missing having a few portuguese speaking making a translation team.
>>> Looking at https://www.debian.org/News/index.pt.html
>>> Portuguese is fact supported...
>>> Or am I missing something?
>> Yes, the one you point to is Brazilian Portuguese. The missing one is
>> European Portuguese.
> As I know it, pt is Portuguese Europe and pt-br is Portuguese Brazil.
> So assumed the same is here ...
The first Portuguese speakers to start working on translation
were Brazilians, so we worked on the pt namespace because that
was what the project created at the time.
That issue also affects the l10n/i18n infrastructure, Brazil
uses debian-l10n-portuguese and we ended up without a proper
space for Portuguese (sometimes also called European Portuguese).
For the computer terms, the two languages are really different,
similar to what happens with Spanish from Spain and some
countries in Latin America.
It happened in previous release to have a Portuguese translation
under pt for the website which we respect but usually cause bug
reports as people are navigating in a Brazilian translated site
and find a Portuguese page.
The website should be easy to split into pt and pt-br, and then
my plan would be to work with Listmasters to create a new list
and allow the European Portuguese speakers to use Debian i18n
infrastructure for their work.
Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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