Opened 22 months ago

Last modified 22 months ago

#9174 new enhancement

prepare internationalisation/localisaton of man-pages

Reported by: Markus Hiereth Owned by:
Priority: wish Component: documentation
Version: git-master Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Reproduced by developer: no
Analyzed by developer: no

Description

Dear FFmpeg-Team,
the Debian maintainer recommended to get in contact with You, see
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=986640#10
Best regards
Markus

Original bugreport:

I recently installed ffmpeg and used the manpages in the package as an
introduction. Perhaps, some users of ffmeg would appreciate reading
these manpages in their mother tongue.

A precondition for efficiency in the working field of translation /
localisation, to the texi-files (like ffmpeg.texi) which are precursors
of the manpages, respective message catalogue templates (pot-Files)
should be available.

I've done translations within the German translation team and I am
convinced that I would be able to convert such files from the texi into
the groff format which is accepted by the po4a tools which have
pot-files as output.

But, in any case, internationalisation an localisation are step that
need a common approach of maintainers and translators.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Carl Eugen Hoyos, 22 months ago

Keywords: internationalisation texi generate pot message catalogue removed
Version: unspecifiedgit-master
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