Attn maintainers Re:Pootle and POT files
walter.bender at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 22:49:50 EDT 2011
On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 10:40 PM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is a widely held belief that Pootle takes care of updating the
> POT files in git and updating the Templates on Poolte. This is not
> entirely accurate.
> The fact is that there is nothing in the Pootle code itself that does
> this automatically. This automagical updating used to occur, but it
> was handled by scripts that Sayamindu had created to make it occur.
> These scripts have not been functioning for some time, probably since
> the last Pootle upgrade. We will look at re-establishing this
> functionality in conjunction with an upcoming upgrade of the Pootle
> version, but for now, if a developer makes UI string changes it is
> necessary for them to regenerate the POT file and commit it to git and
> then notify the Translation Team (me) to pull the changes up to Pootle
> with a Template "Upgrade from VCS" where they can then be distributed
> to languages with an "Update from templates".
Should we update (at least temporarily)
> In order to catch up and establish a solid baseline for the upcoming
> 0.94 Sugar release, we have been asking activity maintainers to
> refresh and recommit their POT files. The follow list describes those
> completed and those that still need a refresh.
> If you are a maintainer of an activity on the "needs refresh" list,
> please regenerate the POT and commit it to git.
> Fructose (refreshed)
> Fructose (needs refresh)
> web-activity (browse)
> Honey (refreshed)
> * ruler
> * git updated, still working on Pootle update
> Honey (needs refresh)
> acoustic-measure (distance)
Just finished up the work on this. Rafael should be able to get you a new POT.
pushed to git
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