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Re: Fix for Danish translation, but which?

From: Jan Normann Nielsen <lists_at_dubbekarl.dk>
Date: 2007-07-27 16:33:06 CEST

Lübbe Onken skrev:
> Hi Jan Normann,
>
> Looks like I didn't get a few messages to the list again.
> You wrote:
>
>> I don't assume a big change, in fact I asked you what exactly was
>> changed because I cannot work with the file where everything changed
>> because it was reformatted by poEdit. I need to revert the
>> reformatting and reapply Lübbes changes by only changing the few
>> lines that needed change. Therefore, I need to know what Lübbe
>> changed in r9973.
>>
>
> Nonono, much too complicated. Just look at my commit message. I normally only edit other people's translations when they show up as broken in the status report. I fixed the text in the image info boxes, because the number of parameters in the danish translation and some line breaks were incorrect.
>
> If you 'show log' on the danish translation, 'save the revision before my fix as...' (tortoise_da-9962.po) and either run 'msgfmt --check' on the file or open and save it in poEdit, you will seee the error.
>
> If you save the file with poEdit, you can get an exact diff of what I did, because the formatting is consistent. Why don't you use poEdit? It's a nice tool.
>
> If you don't want to work with poEdit, you should ad least run 'msgfmt --check' on your translation before you commit, to catch some easy faults.
>
> Do you run msgmerge manually on your .po file? With the proper command line parameters you should get the same formatting as poEdit, because poEdit is just running msgmerge externally.
>
I remember looking at poEdit at some point and concluding it was easier
and more safe (in terms of keeping translation 100% accurate) just to
keep merging the changes from Tortoise.pot into Tortoise_da.pot and
using my favorite text editor.

I'll start using "msgfmt --check" before I commit any changes in the
future. Then we won't run into any problems.

Best wishes,
Jan

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