hopparz at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 17:25:54 UTC 2010
This could be our solution. Can we merge the package descriptions at
several/many packages? Is it possible to somehow organize an common database
for packages? Is it possible to unite the already made translations? Common
manpages/uniformized descriptions between distributions, behind with
transifex? Hmmmm.... quite interesting.... :)
2010/4/7 Dimitris Glezos <dimitris at glezos.com>
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 4:53 AM, Domingo Becker <domingobecker at gmail.com>
> > 2010/4/6 Ruediger Landmann <r.landmann at redhat.com>:
> >> On 04/06/2010 11:59 PM, Domingo Becker wrote:
> >>> It seems to be a bit more complicated than translating po files.
> >>> Man pages are in nroff/troff format.
> >>> So the problem here is to convert that format to .po format to allow
> >>> translations with our tools and then back to nroff/troff format.
> >> po4a (PO for All) can do manpage-to-PO and back:
> >> http://po4a.alioth.debian.org/
> >> This is already packaged for Fedora -- to try it out,
> >> yum install po4a
> >> then to convert a manpage called cgget.1 into a PO file (for example, in
> >> fr-FR):
> >> po4a-gettextize -f man -m cgget.1 -p cgget-fr-FR.po
> >> then, to apply the PO file to the manpage:
> >> po4a-translate -f man -m cgget.1 -p cgget-fr-FR.po -l cgget.fr.1
> >> (NB -- I don't know the naming conventions for translated manpages --
> >> this is an example only).
> > Thanks a lot, Rudi! :-)
> > That's what I'm talking about.
> Domingo, you can take a look on how some others are doing it. I'm
> pretty sure these problems were already faced and solved.
> > Dimitris: you started this thread. What's the procedure to ask for a
> > new package in translate.fp.o?
> > The package I want to create is man-pages-es with multiple .po files.
> Take a look at the documentation on the wiki, and search for an
> existing spec file to copy:
> Now, given the cross-distro nature of this topic, I think it's time to
> start thinking how to share this work between communities. I'd love to
> see some of our translators got in touch with their language's
> ambassador in e.g. Debian and started a thread.
> Dimitris Glezos
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