just a small note:
the strings are now ready for translation at:
the translations will be used by android and all desktop systems and
probably later by ios then :)
On 07.12.18 at 18:19, Björn Petersen wrote:
> hi everyone,
> we'd like to bootstrap the translations for android-dev and desktop soonish.
> - our current plan is to create a new repository that is shared between
> all apps then, currently android-dev (will become the normal android)
> and deltachat-desktop
> - source language will be english
> - the translations in this repository will be empty initially, however,
> afaik, transifex does suggestions also from other repos, so that it
> should be rather easy to fill if there is already a similar string eg.
> in the old android-version. some additional thoughts about this were
> filed at https://github.com/deltachat/interface/issues/8
> - there may be some system-specific string; these should be prefixed by
> eg. `android_` and `desktop_` - or even `mac_` or `windows_`
> - it's not yet clear which file format will be used (xml, json, po,
> ...), i know of the android-xml format that it supports "complex plural
> forms", not sure about the other ones. otoh i've heard from some
> translators that .po files may also be handy.
> this approach is more effort for the developers as some scripts are
> needed, however, it should be much easier for the translators to
> maintain the - currently - 5 systems and to keep things consistent.
> any suggestions on this are welcome :)
> i suggest to discuss this and make a choice about the format in our next
> weekly sync meeting - Dec 10 Monday 9pm CEST (8pm UTC) - everyone is
> welcome there, esp. translators, of course.
> if you cannot make it there and have some ideas, however, you can also
> post them to this mailing list.
> as Enrico mentioned in an older mail, this mailing list can also be used
> for all other translation-depending issues and we'd like to invite all
> translators to join it :)
> best - cu on monday -,
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