[Python-Dev] Translating docs

Alex Martelli aleaxit at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 02:34:41 CET 2006

On Feb 25, 2006, at 4:43 PM, martin at v.loewis.de wrote:

> Zitat von Facundo Batista <facundobatista at gmail.com>:
>> The question is, it's ok to use a third party system for this
>> initiative? Or you (we) prefer to host it in-house? Someone alredy
>> thought of this?
> I thought about it at one time, and I think the doc strings can be
> translated very well using gettext-based procedures; I once submitted
> a POT file to the translation project:
> http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/translation/registry.cgi?domain=python
> Translating the library reference as such is more difficult, because
> it can't be translated in small chunks very well.
> Some group of French translators once translated everything for 1.5.2,
> and that translation never got updated.

A similar situation applies to Italy -- a lot of stuff is translated  
at http://www.python.it/doc/Python-Docs/html/ (the C-API and  
Extending and Embedding aren't translated, though), but it's 2.3.4- 
vintage docs.  There's no real mechanism or process to ensure updates.


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