[Sugar-devel] [Localization] speak.po: issue with drop-down list of languages
cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 12:20:28 EDT 2011
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM, Rafael Ortiz <rafael at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 8:20 AM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>
>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 5:57 AM, samy boutayeb <s.boutayeb at free.fr> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > In the Speak activity, the drop-down list of the languages is
>> > incoherent.
>> > Some language names listed may be edited via Pootle in speak.po, whereas
>> > other (as EN:"Ancient greek") are translated incorrectly ( FR:"Grec
>> > ancient", to be replaced by FR:"Grec ancien").
>> > Apparently, the file speak.po is incomplete, and the list can't be
>> > updated. For instance, there is no string "Ancient greek" in this file.
>> > Could somebody fix this issue?
>> I'll take a look, but I think the lsit of languages available for
>> Speak is limited by the set of voice files created for e-speak.
> +1, if the language is not there, probably it won't be any difference on
> translating it.
It seems like the only thing to do would be to engage with the espeak upstream
and work with them to improve "voice" localization.
A variety of Activities besides Speak use the espeak engine (including
Memorize and Jigsaw-Puzzle), so upstream improvements would benefit
more than just Speak.
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