[mythtv] how to translate library.xml?

Petr Stehlik pstehlik at sophics.cz
Fri Oct 9 15:15:42 UTC 2009

Stuart Morgan píše v Út 06. 10. 2009 v 22:28 +0100:
> On Tuesday 06 Oct 2009 20:34:02 Petr Stehlik wrote:
> > I've heard that translating XML files directly is not the right idea and
> > I thought the themestringstool had been run to extract all texts from
> > all XML files to the mythfrontend.ts file. Yet I can't see some of the
> > strings from defaultmenu/library.xml anywhere in linguist. Did I perhaps
> > misunderstand something?
> I've just checked and the strings are all their in the ThemeUI context. Use 
> the 'Find' feature of linguist.

My fault - I was searching for the translated string that is not there.

> >  And even if it was supposed to work that way
> > how would it get back from .ts via .qm to the xml files?
> It's translated as we read the text from the xml. We take the English? string 
> in <text> and have QT look up the translated version from the qm. The version 
> in in the xml will override it, so it's important that if you change the 
> translation your patch should remove the old <text lang="?">...</text> from 
> the xml too.

Yeah, removing the old translation from the xmls fixed the menus'
translations. Together with next Czech translation update we'll provide
also a patch that removes the CS translation from all XML files.



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