[systemd-devel] unused translations in git

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 15:44:40 PDT 2013

2013/7/25 Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net>:
> On Mon, 22.07.13 05:51, Michael Biebl (mbiebl at gmail.com) wrote:
>> Hi,
>> so it seems to me, we use gettext to translate the PolicyKit policy
>> files, but we do not actually enable/ship them, as the po files are
>> not added to po/LINGUAS.
>> Admittedly, it's currently only a single translation (Polish), so I
>> was wondering what the intention here is. Do we want systemd to be
>> translated? If so, should we reach out to translator get a broader
>> coverage of languages?
> Well, I guess translation of the tools and PK policies is probably
> inevitable. We should be careful though, for example, I'd rather not see
> gettext being used within PID 1.
> l10n isn't really something I personally care about too much, so we rely
> on community patches to make this work. Patches welcome.

Apparently we already have a translation, so I was curious, why we
don't ship that in the tarball.
Is that simply an oversight or does it have other reasons?


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