[Localization] The role of translators at this stage of Qt (5.4 freeze)

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at digia.com
Wed Aug 27 15:00:13 CEST 2014

On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:34:25AM -0400, lloyd konneker wrote:
> I was surprised to find that the process magically provided translated
> text for items in context 'QPlatformTheme'.  I don't understand where
> the translated texts came from (because they don't exist in that
> context in the Qt4 qt_pt.ts file) Maybe I don't need to understand,
> but  I thought that since those were new (to Qt5) that a translator
> would need to intervene to enter a translated text.
if there are translations, they were taken from somewhere in the
pre-existing file, possibly another context.  lupdate is pretty dumb in
fact, so it should be easy to figure out what it has done.

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