On 07.06.11 11:51:29, Manuel "Sput" Nickschas wrote:
On Tuesday 07 June 2011 08:46:54 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
This means that if you want Tier 1 frameworks to be translatable you need
either to teach Qt to understand gettext files natively or to make Tier 1
frameworks use pure based Qt/Linguist solutions which does not fit either in
what scripty is able to do neither in what our translators are used to.
Wouldn't that be a sane thing anyway? I never really understood why Qt needs
to have its own, completely incompatible translation system while the rest of
the world happily uses gettext. In Quassel, this has hurt us a lot because we
cannot easily tap into existing translation teams and resources. As it turns
out (and understandably so), translation teams like that of KDE have their
established workflows centered around gettext, and are not too willing to
start using Linguist or other tools to translate an application that is Qt-
One reason I guess is that gettext is only easily available on
Linux/*nix, but at least on Windows and MacOSX is an unknown thing. So
by having their own solution Qt apps work the same way on all platforms.