[Etoys] How to translate Etoys
tiberiuturbureanu at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 03:01:35 EDT 2007
Thank you for responding.
On 7/21/07, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> On Jul 21, 2007, at 7:06 , Tibi wrote:
> > Hi everyone!
> > I want to translate Etoys (I saw it's already translated in
> > Spanish, Japanese etc.) in Romanian,
> Great, Tibi!
> > but can't find the .mo files with the existing translations.
> > Can anybody point me these .mo files' location and maybe the steps
> > I have to take in order my translation to appear in the official
> > release of Etoys?
> Etoys used a translation system different from gettext until now. All
> the translations that are in there use Squeak's own translation
> mechanism. You could use that - press Alt-Shift-W to bring up a menu
> and select open... - Language editor.
> However, we are working on switching to gettext to make it simpler
> for others to contribute translations:
> We already can generate .pot files, but are not completely satisfied
> with the results yet:
> On Jul 12, 2007, at 17:39 , Takashi Yamamiya wrote:
> > You can extract .pot files with each class category from OLPC etoys
> > image with
> > GetTextExporter2 new export.
> > Although, there are some issues, apparently you might notice that
> > sometimes a keyword shows twice, it looks good start.
> Takashi, I just notice that all the tile commands are missing,
> perhaps because these are no literal senders of #translated?
> Tibi, I'd ask you to wait a bit on the translations. If you want to
> start now, use the old tools, or work off the .pot files I attached,
> but be prepared that these will change soon (they will be merged to
> fewer files).
Could you estimate how soon the changes will come?
> - Bert -
I thank you too.
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