[aur-dev] Using gettext for translations?

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Thu Apr 7 08:45:10 EDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 04:27:23AM +0200, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 10:26:35PM +0200, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I thought about this sometime ago. The existing i8n files shouldn't be
> > too hard to convert and we could move translation work to some more
> > appropriate platform like Transifex which is used by pacman already. PHP
> > gettext integration doesn't seem to be too bad and our PHP is compiled
> > with gettext support by default, also.
> > 
> > Any opinions/objections?
> Pushed a first draft to my "wip" branch. There still is a bunch of hacky
> stuff that needs to the reviewed or fixed. This should rather be
> considered as some code to play around with.
> Patches welcome.

"TRANSLATING" needs to be updated with some instructions on the new
translation process. Maybe we could add some information on Transifex,
also. I already created a new Tranifex project [1] and will move stuff
there after merging stuff into "master".

I will do that later if I get round to it, volunteers welcome!

[1] http://www.transifex.net/projects/p/aur/

More information about the aur-dev mailing list