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Re: [Nano-devel] New language for Nano Editor

From: Pedro Albuquerque
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] New language for Nano Editor
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:57:43 +0000

Hi Benno

thank you for answering and all the explanations. Please see below. I
cloned git and there is no pt.po. That's why I did msginit. I had no
intention of overiding anyone.

Em Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:19:38 +0100
Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> escreveu:

> Hello Pedro,
> Thanks for the translation!  But... nano makes use of the TP to get
> its translations.  True, it's not mentioned anywhere in a README, but
> it's in the FAQ:
> So, please contact Luis Oliveira, the leader of the Portuguese team,
> and tell him you would like to join the team, and show him the PO file
> you made for nano.

I would be glad to do so, but I can't find the pt.po file on the git
repo. I also tried this:
but gives me a 404 error.

Could you please supply his email? Sorry for troubling!

Best regards,

> Op 13-01-18 om 09:04 schreef Pedro Albuquerque:
> > as suggested in README.GIT, I attached a file (I think) contains my
> > translation to pt_PT (Portugal).
> > The use of the complete ISO (pt_PT) is absolutely necessary or there
> > will be a mess with the brazillian files too often named (also) pt  
> In nano, the Portuguese PO file will be simply called pt.po.  When
> your locale is set to pt_PT, then, when starting nano, the gettext
> system will first look for a in the pt_PT directory.  It will
> not find that, and will then try the pt directory, and will thus find
> your Portuguese translations.  It will work fine.  It will never show
> you the Brazilian translations.
> (That there are packages where the Brazilian PO file is called pt.po,
> *that* is a mistake.  A bug should be filed for those packages.)
> > Also, how can I keep updated with new strings? How do I subscribe
> > to a translations list?  
> When you're a member of the Portuguese team at the TP, you will be
> notified of new POT files.  You should subscribe yourself to the
> Portuguese team list.
> Regards,
> Benno

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