[OSGeo-Discuss] Manage translation in OSGeo project
mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Aug 26 04:21:36 PDT 2008
Dave Patton wrote:
> On 2008/08/25 2:29 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> What about researching Launchpad to manage translations of OSGeo
>> projects and documents?
> Launchpad apparently uses the "GNU GetText file formats",
> which is also what is used by the Translation Project:
> In addition to Launchpad, there are a variety of tools
> that translators can use to work with "GNU GetText file formats",
> including cross-platform GUI interfaces such as Poedit:
The TP.org looks very promising to me.
> Perhaps the first question isn't "what interface do we
> support/suggest", but rather whether or not it is practical
> for OSGeo to support 'a single file format' for translations
> (e.g. the "GNU GetText file formats").
Yes, this is the first question to answer.
I believe there are tools that help to convert GNU gettext source
files to other formats like docbook, etc.
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org
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