Commit 463d3e15 authored by Thomas Vander Stichele's avatar Thomas Vander Stichele
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adding README for translations

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adding README for translations
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2004-01-13 Thomas Vander Stichele <thomas at apestaart dot org>
* po/README: add some notes on how to update translations
2004-01-13 Thomas Vander Stichele <thomas at apestaart dot org>
* ABOUT-NLS: removed, is autogenerated from autopoint
The idiot's guide to managing this directory
Q: How do I add source files to be translated ?
A: - Make sure the source file includes either gst-i18n-lib.h (if it's a part
of a library/plugin) or gst-i18n-app.h (if it's an application)
- Add the file path, relative to the top of the module, to
Q: How do I add/mark strings to be translated ?
A: - Use N_(...) to mark for translation.
- Use _(...) to get a translated string
- run "make gstreamer-0.7.pot-update" to update the .pot file
Q: How do I add a language ?
A: - copy gstreamer-0.7.pot to your new language.po
- add the language code to LINGUAS
- edit the header of this language.po file and make it match one of
the existing .po files
- translate the strings
Q: How do I update a language ?
A: - run make language.po-update to update your .po file
(replace language with your language code)
- edit the .po file, and translate the untranslated strings
- commit
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