[drupal-devel] Admin Help writing instructions - 60 patches coming soon

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Tue May 17 15:39:38 UTC 2005

On Tue, 17 May 2005, Kobus Myburgh wrote:

> > You can merge your translations against POT files from a later version
> > and msgmerge will try to fit good matches to the new strings from the
> > old ones.
> A brief search for "msgmerge" got about 10000 results, and when refining this, I finally heard of one for Windows, but it is part of the Cygwin package. Isn't there a stand-alone Windows port of msgmerge that anyone know of? Once I get it, I will

Morten answered this.

Maybe we should puit it into the translator's guide (if it isn't there).

> > They are put into a /po subdirectory. You need to create a POT file
> > first using the phpextractor script. Mail me if you want one for
> > specific contrib modules.
> I don't have CVS access, and I won't get it, so I can translate it, but can't put it in the /po subdirectory. I will play around with the extractor, so that I can do this myself, because I need to learn somehow, sometime :)
> Maybe I should invest a bit of time in getting myself a Linux machine. I have installed Linux once, but that is the same as saying I have installed Windows. Heh... Any fool can install it, but can any fool install it (and set it up) RIGHT?
> I have only translated Core, but another South African, Tiaan, has translated several modules. Since I can't upload it, can we do it again as we did the previous time with my translations, Gerhard? I will upload one zip file with all the translations.

Yeah, that will be ok.


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