[mythtv] Translation: Some textstrings are untranslatable?

Kenni Lund kenni at kelu.dk
Fri Jan 15 21:32:52 UTC 2010

2010/1/15 Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk>:
> On Friday 15 Jan 2010 19:38:52 Kenni Lund wrote:
>> Hi
>> A friend and I have begun the process of getting the danish
>> translation of mythtv+plugins back in shape, as the current
>> translation is quite outdated.
>> After fully translating all of mythvideo and mythweather into danish,
>> we've noticed that several of the translated strings isn't being used
>> once we test the translations in latest trunk.
>> We assume that these are bugs, as it's only some strings who have the
>> problem (at least in the case of mythvideo, it seems to be worse in
>> mythweather).
>> Neither my friend or I have the knowledge or time to look into this at
>> the moment, but since we're going through almost all of the strings
>> anyway, would it be of any help if we took note of the untranslatable
>> strings and filed a bugreport with them for each of the plugins in
>> Mythtv?
> The translation files .ts don't keep pace with the code, it's not worthwhile
> updating them every time a string is added/removed/changed in the code, they
> are updated when we reach the feature freeze.
> Most of these are probably not bugs and submitting reports would not be
> helpful. If you can wait until the .ts files are resynced again then filing
> reports for any strings still not translated would be appreciated.

Isn't this what lupdate is suppose to update? We did indeed run
lupdate before translating, as described on

Best Regards
Kenni Lund

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