[libreoffice-l10n] Re: .src and .ui gettext migration

Martin Srebotnjak miles at filmsi.net
Sat Jul 15 22:21:11 UTC 2017


you should test this really extensively, with the Pootle content as well as
with the non-Pootle l10n teams.

I can help you use the Slovenian translation, as I use a separate
localization platform.
Thus we could test if this change leads to translation corruption or loss
of translated content.

Lp, m.

2017-07-14 17:54 GMT+02:00 Caolán McNamara <caolanm at redhat.com>:

> On Fri, 2017-07-14 at 15:57 +0200, Eike Rathke wrote:
> > Questions:
> > * where does the new implementation live that determines the actual
> >   "resource" to be used for the current UI language, including
> > possible language fallbacks?
> We pass GetUILanguageTag to boost, and that's always one of the
> languages we translate to, as opposed to GetLanguageTag which could be
> basically anything. So if someone's desktop locale is, say "de_AT",
> then boost is just going to get "de_DE" from LibreOffice as the UI
> language. boost itself in boost/libs/locale/src/shared/message.cpp (or
> somewhere like that) will then try de_DE/module.mo and fallback to
> de/module.mo
> > * does std::locale that replaces ResMgr and Translate::Create() that
> >   uses boost::locale::generator with the new
> >   LanguageTag::getGlibcLocaleString() fully handle BCP47?
> No, boost::gettext takes a posix locale string as its argument when it
> builds a std::locale to use as input to the translate methods http://ww
> w.boost.org/doc/libs/1_48_0/libs/locale/doc/html/rationale.html#why_pos
> ix_names which is a bit sucky, but I updated liblangtag to handle the
> only one of the locales we translate to (ca-valencia) which it didn't
> already know how to map to a posix/glibc locale, so we should have a
> valid posix/glibc locale string for each of the bcp-47 language tags
> that identify a UI translation target
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