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logjam goes international! [Sep. 24th, 2002|01:16 am]
I have just committed code to CVS that uses GNU gettext to allow LogJam to be translated to other languages. gaal did much of the hard work, and contributed translations to British English and Hebrew... but more languages are always better!

If you are interested in providing a translation for your native language, it would be most welcome. Experience with Unix is a plus, but if you need extra help I'd be happy to help you in private. For now, get LogJam from CVS (instructions are at http://logjam.danga.com) and look at the gettext manual, particularly Creating a New PO File and The Format of PO Files. It's really not too complicated: you take a file with a list of strings in English and you provide strings in your language.

Feel free to comment if you're interested, and perhaps find other people working on the same language as you?

(Back in Windows-land, I've done some work integrating GTK2 with Windows XP themes; you can see a screenshot of that on my journal.)

(This picture was stolen from gaal's post here.)

[User Picture]From: substitute
2002-09-25 02:30 pm (UTC)

You got da lock

Looks like there's been a lock in CVS for a couple days:

conrad@pip:~/src/logjam% cvs update
? autom4te.cache
? install-sh
? mkinstalldirs
cvs server: failed to create lock directory for `/home/cvslj/logjam/po' (/var/lock/cvs/logjam/po/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
cvs server: failed to obtain dir lock in repository `/home/cvslj/logjam/po'
cvs [server aborted]: read lock failed - giving up
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From: evan
2002-09-25 03:32 pm (UTC)

Re: You got da lock

martine@danga:/var/lock/cvs/logjam$ chgrp cvspub po

Works now, just tested it.
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2002-09-25 03:38 pm (UTC)

Re: You got da lock

yep! thanks!
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From: evan
2002-09-25 05:54 pm (UTC)

Re: You got da lock

Any luck compiling? This new gettext stuff is pretty complicated (don't forget to run autogen.sh!).
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2002-09-25 06:02 pm (UTC)

Re: You got da lock

compiles and runs fine on Debian sid
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