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From Stuart Swales <>
Subject Re: Pootle Data
Date Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:31:45 GMT
On 07/02/2012 14:02, Andre Fischer wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently had a little time to look at the pootle data. Here is what I
> have found out so far. Please keep in mind that this is new for me and
> that my interpretations may be wrong.
> For context I will start with a short description of the directory
> structure of the 80 GB of the backup disk:
> In the top-level podirectory/ there is a sub-directory openoffice_org/
> that probably is the translation data of It contains
> sub-directories for most languages (more on the exact set below.)
> The content of podirectory is available at [1].
> Below the top-level backup/ there are two directories DEV_m103/ and
> DEV_94/ for two milestones. Below these you can find directories like
> backconvert-110326/ that probably contain backups for certain dates
> (March 26 2011 in this example. The most recent is
> DEV_m103/backconvert-110401 from April 1st of last year.
> After comparing time stamps I now think that we can disregard the whole
> backup/ directory. There are .po files under podirectory/ that are from
> later then April 1st. Some files are from May.
> I then tried to find out whether the pootle data are older or newer than
> the data in the extras/l10n module in our SVN repository. The timestamps
> in the .sdf files are useless, our tools set them all to 2002-02-02. The
> file time stamps can not be used directly because of the differing
> directory structures.
> Comparing the set of lanuages of the pootle server and that in
> extras/l10n/ was also inconclusive:
> The set of languages that are present in both data sets is
> af ar as ast bg bn bo bs ca cs cy da dz es et fa fr fur ga gd gl gu he
> hi hu id is it ja jbo ka kab kn ko ku lt lv ml mr my nb nl nn nr nso ny
> oc om or pap pl ps pt ru sc si sk so sq ss st sv ta te th tn tr ts ug
> uk uz ve vi xh zu
> Languages only in extras/l10n/ are:
> be-BY br brx de dgo el eo eu fi hr kid kk km kok ks ky mai mk mn mni ne
> pa-IN ro rw sa-IN sat sd sh sl sr sw-TZ tg
> Languages only on the pootle server are:
> pyg son tk tlh
> See [2] for a list of language ids. (tlh for example is klingon)
> So, we probably have to merge both data sets and hope for the best.
> Any information from people who know the localization process better is
> welcome.
> Regards,
> Andre
> [1]
> [2]

And what has happened to en-GB and en-ZA ?

Stuart Swales

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