Two questions about translations

Dave Peticolas
28 May 2001 15:28:19 -0700

On 28 May 2001 23:13:53 +0100, Duarte Loreto wrote:
>    Hello!
> OK... Two questions in a row. Just hope I can do this... ;)
> First... Are we (translators) supposed to translate the file "tip-list.scm"?

No, those strings should be included in the gnucash.pot file,
and the translated version should be displayed. Is that not the

> Second... What is the "complete list" of files that we need to translate? I 
> thought that the sgml in doc/sgml/c/ and the .pot file was enough... If not, 
> what are the other files? Is there a compreensive list (in a file) with the 
> files that a translator (or at least one that tries to) needs to translate?

The src/gnome/gnucash.desktop file also has some translatable strings.
Eventually we should probably switch to using the xml-i18n-tools package
which can add those to the pot file automatically, I think. But that is

Also, the sample account hierarchies in accounts/C/*xea can be 
translated. You can also change the hierarchies themselves to
suit the locale better.

> Thank you for the replies! Have fun! :)

Thanks for your work!