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Translation in Gimp 2.8

May 13, 2012, 05:37 (This post was last modified: May 13, 2012 05:39 by FransR.)
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Translation in Gimp 2.8
In Gimp 2.6 the User Interface was nearly perfect translated to Dutch.
Now I upgraded Gimp (via ppa) to 2.8 and the translation is nearly complete gone.

My questions:
- is there a possibility to copy the translation from 2.6 to 2.8?
- how can I support the translation of the UI to Dutch?
- in what file and directory can I find the translation?
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May 13, 2012, 11:30
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RE: Translation in Gimp 2.8
(May 13, 2012 11:07)ofnuts Wrote:  IIRC there was a mishap in the translation support process for 2.8. It will likely be fixed in a later release. I don't know who currently does the Swedish translation but you can ask on the developer's mailing list (looking at its recent archive may elicit a more complete answer):
http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/g...loper-list

Thanks for the quick answer. and sorry, I forgot to tell that I live in the Netherlands, so my language is Dutch.
Besides:
Isn't there a possibility to have a separate translation file, like in the past the .mo or .po files?
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May 14, 2012, 04:40
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RE: Translation in Gimp 2.8
(May 13, 2012 16:06)ofnuts Wrote:  2.6 and 2.8 are close cousins. The 2.6 translation files should cover 95% of the text in 2.8
Perhaps cousins, but very far in the family....
The translation in 2.8 is not much more as 5%.
Are the translation files included in Gimp? In that case someone took the wrong translation file while compiling the Gimp.........
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May 14, 2012, 11:24 (This post was last modified: May 14, 2012 11:24 by FransR.)
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RE: Translation in Gimp 2.8
(May 14, 2012 06:35)ofnuts Wrote:  
(May 14, 2012 04:40)FransR Wrote:  
(May 13, 2012 16:06)ofnuts Wrote:  2.6 and 2.8 are close cousins. The 2.6 translation files should cover 95% of the text in 2.8
Perhaps cousins, but very far in the family....
The translation in 2.8 is not much more as 5%.
Are the translation files included in Gimp? In that case someone took the wrong translation file while compiling the Gimp.........
As far as I understand it, the problem is that some file got truncated to the 61 first entries in the 2.8 build, resulting in partial translations files being generated.

Well, in that case it means waiting till 2.8.1 is released and the developper had solved this problem.

Thanks for your answers.
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