[packagekit] Translation difficulties: interaction modes

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 06:09:23 PST 2009

On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 20:17 +0200, Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:
> There seems to be a couple of messages in gnome-packagekit which I find
> a bit difficult to translate:
> #: ../data/gnome-packagekit.schemas.in.h:26
> msgid "Interaction modes that must be used, overriding requests from
> client"
> #: ../data/gnome-packagekit.schemas.in.h:27
> msgid "Interaction modes to use by default"
> Richard gave me a brief explanation of what an interaction mode is on
> IRC, but could it be worded a bit differently somehow to make it easier
> to translate?

You need to read this document:

If you can think of a better name than interaction in the schema file,
that would be great.

> BTW, these messages seem to be in the schemas file, are they shown
> somewhere in the UI?

Just in gconf-viewer -- they are far too scary for ordinary users.

Thanks dude,


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