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Re: You know this templates translation page ?

On Sun, Jun 10, 2001 at 07:46:43PM +0200, hector@huron.scouts-es.org wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2001 at 03:38:06PM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
> > Now I make thoughts how to translate all the package file
> > descriptions... I start a webpage (very alpha)
> > (http://auric.debian.org/~grisu/description_translation/
> There is already a project to translate descriptions into spanish at
> www.laespiral.org (a spanish group aiming to promote Debian in the
> spanish comunity)

oh, very nice. I don't know that. 

Is there a donwload possible. (all translation in one file or tar.gz,
or a Packages-es file)

> Also there is another project based on the last one to use this
> ideas for all languages. It is called Debian DIP (Debian
> Descriptions Internationalization Project).

> We are currently working on it. You can see some of i at
> dip.debian.org.br/anderson/

> For now we are 3 person doing it and we would love to anyone join
> us.

> If there is people interested on the project I can post the
> description of the project that we are using to develop it.

please post it.

> Basicaly the idea is to generate different Packages.gz with the
> translations for each language. When you do this apt and all
> programs that uses this file, use the translated descriptions.

this is a technical question. But a Packages-LANG is a fast but not a
nice way. A System like gettext (with patches in dpkg, apt etc.) is
nicer and real multilingual. 

> In orther to avoid changing apt you can place this line deb
> ftp://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian unstable/es main contrib non-free to
> make apt look in a different directory and get the spanish
> translations in this case.

yes, this is the 'fast' way. But a 
	export LANG=de_DE apt-get serach schach 
is very nice.

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