[PC-BSD Testing] Translated strings not shown in 9.0 BETA2 installer (Chinese_Taiwan and Japanese)

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Sep 29 08:48:00 PDT 2011

On 09/25/11 18:37, rascal wrote:
> I second that, I have seen that overlapping numbers in pootle too.
> Michal M.
> Dne 25.9.2011 11:30, Sam Lin napsal(a):
>> Long time Kris and PCBSDers.
>> Just noticed that regardless of both Chinese_Taiwan and Japanese
>> having their SysInstaller.po beem fully translated on pootle, in the
>> actual installer some strings and even in tabs or in buttons are left
>> blank. Please see attached snapshots for example - the blank areas
>> have been circled in red.
>> I am suspecting that this has to do with the id for some messages on
>> pootle being overlapping (see attached pootle-tw.jpg). In the
>> attached pootle-tw.jpg you shall notice that first #5 is "Select
>> installation type" and then followed by another #5 which appear to be
>> some description. Then #6 "System" and then another #6 with another
>> description. I am guessing that the first message for an id takes
>> effect on the sysinstaller and then the second message for that id
>> cannot be used or alternatively is ignored by the installer.
>> Strangely this "overlapping numbering system" on pootle is limited to
>> some languages and in other languages the numbers on pootle do not
>> overlap (e.g. #6 "Select installation type" then #7 description then
>> #8 "System" and then #9 another description, and so on) .
>> Just let me know if the snapshots cannot be uploaded via the mailing
>> list or you cannot see the snapshots.
>> Cheers,
>> Sam

Josh just fixed some of the issues we've been having with pootle, which
should correct strings not making it into SVN. It may take care of these
issues as well :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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