bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jul 9 11:47:57 EDT 2008
Am 09.07.2008 um 17:28 schrieb Bastien:
> Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> writes:
>>> Carlo Falciola <cfalciola at yahoo.it> writes:
>>>> having more smaller files gave much better focus on the strings
>>>> to be
>>>> translated increasing performances and accurateness....
>>> And screenshots that would help understand the UI context.
>>> Maybe this could be passed on to the Pootle devel team.
>> Splitting into smaller files is a reasonable request.
>> But screenshots? Come on, that's nonsense.
> I can't see anything unreasonable in adding the possibility for having
> more context about a string when you need to translate it.
> I'm not requesting every string should have a screenshot attached.
> I'm just saying that some of the strings _could_ have one.
> For example in Scratch you have to translate "pop": how do you
> this? On what ground do you base your translation? You need either
> be familiar with Scratch enough to remember the context; or you need
> open up your XO and play with Scratch again. Time consuming, isn't
> So, I can see nothing wrong with having a clickable thumbnail allowing
> you to get a better idea of the meaning of a string.
> Whether Pootle people want to consider this idea is another issue, of
And who exactly would make these screenshots?
>> If there is anything unclear, please ask on the etoys list:
> Are you suggesting that people should write an email if they don't
> the context of use for a string, and need directions for translating?
- Bert -
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