From: Pierre Abbat (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Oct 24 2002 - 12:50:50 EDT
On Thursday 24 October 2002 12:31, Raphael Finkel wrote:
> 1. I have built a po file for Yiddish; it can be found at
> http://www.cs.uky.edu/~raphael/private/yi-YI.po .
> 2. Could whoever takes these things please do so and install it whereever
> these things go?
I'll take it tonight. I'll hold off Vietnamese, as I know no language
resembling it, so if one of the other strings policemen wants it, let him
> 3. I had some problems that I mostly worked around by just eliminating a
> few entries in yi-YI that were marked "fuzzy", but these problems recur
> whenever I do
> ./update.pl yi-YI
> 4. Could someone give me a clear picture of what the following do and in
> what order one ought to invoke them when I want to (1) check for newly
> defined strings that need translation, (2) modify my idea of a good
> translation for existing things?
> update.pl yi-YI
> ui-backport.pl yi-YI
> update.pl --pot
> abi-extract.pl -N yi-YI
> 5. In fact, when I run AbiWord, I get lots of warnings about missing
> translations, such as
> DEBUG: WARNING: Translation for id [STYLE_NUMBER_LIST] not found.
> 5. I chose yi-YI as the name out of general ignorance of how the name
> ought to be chosen; I am happy to change to anything people want. What I
> mean by this name is "Yiddish in the YIVO orthography". YIVO is as close
> to a
> standards-setting organization as we have in the Yiddish community.
The part in caps is supposed to be a country code. If there is no specific
country, I'd call it just yi.
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