[Doc-SIG] Translating sample programs in documentation

Xuan Wu fromwheretowhere.service at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 05:06:12 EDT 2018

Hi Julien,

>>> Our current sphinx-docs configuration (default about this matter) is not to provide those blocs in the po files. (It's the `gettext_additional_targets entry).`
>> If I understand correctly, that makes it technically impossible to achieve what I described, unless we change the sphinx-docs configuration?
> Yes, until we change the cpython sphinx-docs configuration in `Doc/conf.py`.

Thanks I'll see how to change that.
>> Above said, I totally agree this practice means much more work when translating, not to mention the potential controversies even among Chinese developers. Still, I'd look forward to trying the idea out somewhere proper.
> I think we can resume this thread when ~6 translations have reach ~99% translated (is there a currently living translation of the doc in chinese? Heard of https://github.com/python-doc-tw/python-doc-tw for zh-tw and heard of some work on transifex for zh-cn (1.4% translated as of fall 2017).

Frankly, I don't see the relevance between the progress of translation 
and whether this discussion can be continued. The ability to translate 
elements in sample programs would certainly give me more motivation to 

Best wishes,

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