[Qgis-developer] [Qgis-community-team] translation: breaking ts file up in parts for transifex ?

Alexander Bruy alexander.bruy at gmail.com
Sun Feb 16 02:48:34 PST 2014

Also when using QtLinguist translator can see dialog UI, check how
translated string will look and change it if necessary (e.g. if string too

2014-02-16 12:46 GMT+02:00 Alexander Bruy <alexander.bruy at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I think splitting will increase complexity both for devs and translators.
> Also IMO we still have number of unsolved problems with Transifex:
>  - irregular updates (now github and Transifex not in sync)
>  - losing old string versions when offline workflow used
>  - it is impossible to detect changes when offline workflow used, so
>    one should check every file for updates.
> So, -1 from me to put GUI translation to Transifex.
> 2014-02-16 11:46 GMT+02:00 Richard Duivenvoorde <rdmailings at duif.net>:
>> Hi Devs & translators,
>> one plan for the next hackfest is to get the translation of QGIS itself
>> in to transifex.
>> We already did some testing, and one of the things that is missed, is
>> the notion of the context grouping: knowing if you'e in a 'contexthelp'
>> part or in the 'wmsdialog' part translating. A this moment going to one
>> of tests, the strings are one huge blob...
>> https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/apptest/viewstrings/#nl
>> I asked a question in the forum of transifex about this:
>> http://support.transifex.com/customer/portal/questions/5456317-can-tx-separate-contexts-from-ts-files-as-separate-resources
>> Their conclusion was: split up the ts file into parts.
>> My question to devs/community: should or can we do this?
>> My feeling is that it adds complexity==problems to it.
>> Or do we have other options or ideas?
>> Plz input.
>> Regards,
>> Richard Duivenvoorde
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