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

Sam Lin semin2006 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 02:51:03 PDT 2011


Kris,

Unfortunately the fixes appear to have also reverted all progress that have
already made. Now most, if not all, strings need to be re-translated again
as they now are left blank again. Arghhh!  :(:(:(

Sam

>
> On 30 September 2011 08:00, <testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>
>> Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:48:00 -0400
>>
>
>
>> From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
>> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
>> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Translated strings not shown in 9.0
>>        BETA2 installer (Chinese_Taiwan and Japanese)
>>
>> >> 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
>> iXsystems
>>
>>
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