Finding Ubuntu packages by translation status for my language

Bug #112 reported by Karianne Fog Heen on 2005-02-01
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Launchpad itself
Ubuntu Translations

Bug Description

I would want to be able to search for packages that are translated into my languages. A searching tool where I could choose whether to search for packages that are fully, partly or not at all translated into a given language.

Corey Burger (corey.burger) wrote :

A further extension to this could be a quick button, that would say "Quick Translate" that would take you to an application that needed to be translated into your language.

Reasoning for this is that the current layout of the translation system is such that one has to first select a package, then check if the language you're looking for is up to date, and if so, find another package.

This list of packages means nothing to everyone who is not a power-user/developer, and is as such an extra hurdle to overcome.

If I am on my coffeebreak and feeling bored and helpful, I'd want to be logged in, and pionted by the system to where I'd be useful, instead of trying to find the place where that would be.}

Allow a filter on the package list also, which removes all packages that are already adequatly translated from the list of packages the user can see.

Changed in rosetta:
status: New → Accepted
Dafydd Harries (daf) wrote :

I think this bug is about being able to easily find something to work on in your language, so I think the proposed changes in this spec will help with this bug:

Christian Reis (kiko) wrote :

This has come up in a number of discussions recently, and shouldn't be too difficult to implement.

Changed in rosetta:
importance: Wishlist → High
Changed in rosetta:
assignee: nobody → jtv
Carlos Perelló Marín (carlos) wrote :

This is a problem in Launchpad translations not an ubuntu package bug.

Changed in iitalian:
status: Unconfirmed → Rejected
Christian Reis (kiko) on 2007-08-02
Changed in rosetta:
importance: High → Medium
Changed in rosetta:
milestone: 1.1.11 → none
Changed in rosetta:
assignee: jtv → nobody
Adi Roiban (adiroiban) wrote :

Maybe you can look at this problem at the next UI sprint.

I have created here a table that might be useful:

You can search a package name in a clean UI and also the table is global sortable.

Changed in rosetta:
importance: Medium → Low
summary: - Search for packages per language
+ Finding Ubuntu packages by translation status for my language
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2013-02-17
no longer affects: iitalian (Ubuntu)
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