[dm-crypt] Translations for cryptsetup man pages

Sven Eschenberg sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Sat Mar 15 00:24:07 CET 2014


On Fri, March 14, 2014 21:02, Mario Blättermann wrote:
> Hi Milan,
>
> Am 14.03.2014 18:07, schrieb Milan Broz:
>> On 03/14/2014 03:57 PM, Mario Blättermann wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> the user visible strings of cryptsetup are translatable for some years,
>>> the
>>> translations are maintained at translationproject.org. It would be nice
>>> if we
>>> could also maintain the man page translations there.
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> ok, man page translations would be nice. But even translations of
>> submitted strings
>> pot files takes several weeks sometimes, so I am not sure if it is
>> better
>> with man pages...
> It is always better than without any translations ;) Of course we need
> some time
> to update translations, that's why you should create a pre-release tarball
> PACKAGE VERSION scheduled release, that's an acceptable time frame for us.
> Maybe
> to roll bugfix releases occasionally is also helpful, when new
> translations have
> been arrived in the meantime.

I have to object here. Poor Translations can be quite dangerous, because
people might come to wrong conclusions. But it general man page
translations would be nice for some users, esp. if the translation
superseeds their own translation capabilities, I think.

>
> Best Regards,
> Mario
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Regards

-Sven



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