Translation domain confusion

Bug #1762253 reported by Gunnar Hjalmarsson on 2018-04-08
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language-selector (Ubuntu)
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Gunnar Hjalmarsson

Bug Description

In this upload:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/language-selector/0.179

the domain in setup.cfg was changed from "language-selector" to "gnome-language-selector". This appears to have resulted in a new unnecessary translation template:

https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/language-selector

Probably the domain in setup.cfg should be changed back to "language-selector" and the extra "gnome-language-selector" template deleted.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson (gunnarhj) wrote :

@Jeremy: Since you made that upload, I'd appreciate your comment before doing anything.

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Oh I see.

If the domain does not need to match the .desktop (and I don't think it does), I'm fine with you changing the gettext domain. Sorry about that!

I think there is even a way to fix the original bug without renaming the .desktop by adding a StartupWMClass field to the .desktop. I wasn't really aware of that at the time; I just knew that Python apps commonly had a problem when the .desktop file name didn't match the binary filename.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson (gunnarhj) wrote :

Thanks, then I'll go ahead and change the gettext domain.

Let's keep the rest of the changes you did. I suppose that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" applies. :)

Gunnar Hjalmarsson (gunnarhj) wrote :

Uploaded to queue, and the gnome-language-selector template deactivated, so we stop translators from wasting time.

Changed in language-selector (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package language-selector - 0.187

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language-selector (0.187) bionic; urgency=medium

  * setup.cfg:
    Change the gettext domain back to "language-selector". Most of the
    translations are for that template, and the additional
    "gnome-language-selector" template can then be removed
    (LP: #1762253).

 -- Gunnar Hjalmarsson <email address hidden> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:38:00 +0200

Changed in language-selector (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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