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Subject: [freeciv-i18n] Re: Contributing with translations
From: Christian Knoke <chrisk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 23:05:19 +0200

MKD wrote on Apr 18, 23:27 (+0300):
> Well, I just use ispell when translating long strings, but you just need 
> to install ispell and then, do something like:
> cat es.po | grep msgstr | sed "s/msgstr//" | sed "s/\"//" | sed "s/\"//" 
>  > file

Oh yes, and then fiddling in the corrected words manually...

> Of course this is about long strings, short messages usually don't need 
> this since you can easely see if there's an error or not.

Not if your government changes the spelling rules twice in ten years :-(
Besides, spell checking helps against typos which occur more often in short
strings. ;-)


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