The Translation Project should work on Xt applications localization too

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at
Mon Aug 28 06:01:58 PDT 2006


I'm Cc-ing xorg people for having their opinion on this.

Karl Eichwalder, le Mon 28 Aug 2006 14:49:07 +0200, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at> writes:
> > The Translation Project is quite great, but it looks like it has been
> > missing Xt applications (like xfig, gv, xterm, ...) sofar, though
> > software support is already there. The translation teams just need to
> > work on translating labels in /etc/X11/app-defaults.
> Thanks for encouragement and we would surely like to help with
> translating X related messages.  Unfortunately, we are not prepared to
> work on these file format.  I'd recommend to convert the files into the
> PO file format (see the Gettext Manual) and submit these as POT files to
> us for translation.  Once translated you must convert the .po files back
> into the X file format.

That should be not so hard indeed.

> It's probably the best to discuss such a filtering system on the
> translation-i18n ML which is hosted a (project:
> "translation").


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