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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Contribution offered: Translate GNU Backgammon into Span

From: Christian Anthon
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Contribution offered: Translate GNU Backgammon into Spanish
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 13:24:28 +0200

Hi Garcia,

that sounds great. First you need to download the gnubg.pot file from here:


This is a plain text file containing all the strings that need
translation. After you have filled in the data in the header and saved
the file with an appropriate name (es.po) you are ready to start
translating. If you have a good favorite text editor you may use that,
but I suggest that you download poedit (just google for it), which
will make your task a lot easier. After you have translated a limited
number of strings you should send the result to me directly, so that
we can make sure that things work as expected.

Welcome to the team, Christian.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Fernando García García
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I recently discovered gnubg and I find it great! As I'm also very much
> interested in the free software world, I'd like to make my own humble
> contribution to the movement, starting with gnubg.
> So, by this e-mail I am volunteering to translate it into Spanish, which is
> my mother tongue, since there isn't even a plan to do so (as far as I know
> from the website)... and the group of potential users interested in such a
> features may be huge: Remember, 3rd most spoken language of the world!
> My skills in English are rather remarkable. However and to be honest, I have
> no previous experience as a translator for GNU projects or similar. But I've
> been reading some good guides about the topic by the GNOME Spanish
> Translation Team!... and now I feel capable of doing a high quality
> translation in the so-called "neutral" Spanish, so it can be useful for both
> Spanish and Latin-American speakers. (For those of you who may not know, it
> happens a little bit like GB/US English).
> Looking forward to hearing from you with some starting instructions.
> Cheers,
> Fernando García
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