[Project_owners] International Month

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Fri Mar 5 13:59:49 EST 2004


You may just want to use our scripts. They're written in Python, don't 
know how that would go down with l10nzilla ...
but very flexible.
The only thing is, how much is l10nzilla tied to Mozilla-based 
assumptions? These can trip you up if you try and use po files from 
other formats...

David

Dewi Jones wrote:

> To be honest, that's another feature we're considering supporting in 
> l10nzilla - exporting and importing po files. There's some code that 
> does this already but needs more work to get it right.
>
> Dewi
>
>
> Ysgrifennodd David Fraser:
>
>> And finally you can use any standard PO-editor (poedit for windows, 
>> KBabel for KDE, vim, emacs :-)) with the po files produced by the 
>> translate.sourceforge.net project.
>> If anyone is interested in this approach, let me know
>>
>> David
>>
>> Dewi Jones wrote:
>>
>>> We have also l10nzilla (http://l10nzilla.mozdev.org)  - a Java+ PHP 
>>> and MySQL based tool that can allow archiving and translation online 
>>> by many translators.
>>>
>>> XUL (produced by the PHP front end) could be a nice to have feature 
>>> in the future, especially for providing a tree view of the files in 
>>> a JAR file, but at the moment we're ironing out a few minor problems 
>>> and producing more documentation.
>>>
>>> Dewi.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Ysgrifennodd Robert Kaiser:
>>>
>>>>> BTW, it will be very good idea to have some (online or better xul) 
>>>>> tool for enduser to translate DTD apps. I.e. representing existing 
>>>>> DTD and allowing to input translation line-by-line, then saving 
>>>>> result to DTD again. In such a way it will be possible to 
>>>>> translate extensinos for much more people than now.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> There is basically such a tool, called MozillaTranslator (MT) 
>>>> <http://www.mozillatranslator.org/>. MT basically does work quite 
>>>> well, though it might need some work to be really good (again). It 
>>>> would need to reflect some changes in XPIs, and it would need a few 
>>>> bugs fixed.
>>>> Basically it's there and working though.
>>>> MT is a Java application, and source code is available on the site.
>>>>
>>>> Robert Kaiser
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