[vdr] VDR-core's texts in plugin's .pot files

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 19 16:52:01 CEST 2007


On 08/19/07 14:58, Matthias Becker wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> plugins can re-use VDR-core translations. With the old "i18n.c" method
> plugin authors just did not provide a plugin specific translation for
> these texts.
> With the new translation method identifying these text got harder for
> plugin translators. xgettext puts all texts into the .pot file - also
> the texts for which the VDR-core translation should be used. A
> translator now cannot see which texts he has to translate and which
> not.
> 
> Can this be improved?
> 
> One way of doing this would be to introduce a new macro similar to
> trNOOP( ). A plugin author would then tag the vdr-core texts with this
> new macro and xgettext would ignore these texts.
> 
> What do you think?

I'll look into this next weekend - this WE was a littly hectic
with the locale problems...

Klaus



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