[Qgis-developer] trouble with translation files
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Sun May 24 15:30:03 EDT 2009
Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> On Sat, 23. May 2009 at 08:55:08 -0700, Alex Mandel wrote:
>> Actually the issue is with QT 4.5 a quick hack to keep working is to
>> remove all instances of the degree symbol and copyright symbol from all
>> of the .ts files. Of course don't commit this back.
> Why not? That doesn't do any harm - I fixed that twice in r10600 and r10257
> and now the problem is back. :(
Simply a suggestion because it was a hack, I wasn't sure that removing
the symbols is the proper fix since I didn't open the translations to
see the whole story.
> I think that only happens when updates from translators are commited. Can
> anyone confirm that is doesn't happen, when update_ts_files.sh is run?
> That would also explain why this only affects a few and not all translation
> files .
> I don't know what translators use to update the ts files, but these tools
> obviously don't care to only change things between <translation> and
> E.g. the version and encoding attribute is removed or changed from the ?xml
> tag, the language attribute from ts tag.
> Removing encoding attribute might interfere with the degree and copyright
> symbol and removing the language attribute breaks numerus forms.
> IMHO translators should only change translations and not touch anything else.
I'm starting to think the translator instructions and tools aren't clear
As soon as the new wiki is ready, I'll try to poke around the scripts
and update the instructions.
For my plugin, it didn't seem that complex
Are people not using Qt 4 Linguist, it seems like that's the only way to
ensure we don't break anything.
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