i know 4 languages ..
i think english is not the best choice as a language and that's not my
problem... i want to make pure french po... lol
english natives should make effort to export in other languages
fortunatly lot of people do it
thanks for the hints ( i read them for getext but not well detailed
D. Michael McIntyre a écrit :
> On Friday 21 December 2007, Donn wrote:
>>> but in english : how could i make automatically a po.file ?
>>> I read the tutorial about localisation but there is no working example
>>> and i can't adapt it to kapp ?
>> Hi, I am currently changing my little app into an 18n one. It's not an easy
>> job and takes a lot of time. The basic formula is this:
>> 1. aptitude install gettext
> You have to use the special KDE gettext for some reason. I don't remember
> why, but our users pointed out some problem that we could only solve by using
> the proper gettext.
>> 4. Use kbabel (or a text editor) to edit that file - put all the French to
>> English strings in there. Use French _("in your app like this") and put the
>> English in the pot file
> >From the above link:
> 11.2 Coding in a foreign language
> If you are not comfortable with the English language, you may have coded
> your application using strings in your native language. You must convert all
> your code to English before it can be translated by the translation teams.
> One solution is to get someone who understands both English and your
> language to help you with this....
> So I think I'd be sure to use English in the code, in case I ever wanted
> anyone who didn't speak French to translate it. That's what every
> application I can think of does. US English is the standard "untranslated"
> state for text strings in the source code, and even UK English is a
> translation. Works great for me.
I guess somebody has to have the upper
> hand linguistically, since Esperanto has never taken off.
>> 4. To make a .po file try this:
>> That's the 10 cents version - for a better overview search online for the
>> GNU gettext manual and read it.
> And you'd be a lot better off to take this question somewhere you could expect
> to find developers. This is a user-oriented list.
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