app install translations trigger an annoying bug

Bug #286363 reported by Timo Jyrinki
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pyxdg (Ubuntu)
Medium
Michael Vogt
Intrepid
Medium
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-app-install

Hi. App install translations trigger a very annoying bug in gnome-app-install, apparently some null check or something not done. It mangles also the row height randomly depending on language used and category showed etc., making scrolling very hard.

In the example screenshot, the English comment for Juk is "Music Player", but there is no such translatable string at all in Rosetta:
https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/intrepid/+source/app-install-data-ubuntu/+pots/app-install-data/fi/+translate?batch=12&show=all&search=Music+Player

Other examples include at least KMag, similarly its comment "Screen Magnifier" is not translatable but the "localized" comment is shown similar to Juk's case, ie. MO file:s beginning lines.

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Timo Jyrinki (timo-jyrinki) wrote :
description: updated
Michael Vogt (mvo)
Changed in gnome-app-install:
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.10
status: New → Triaged
Michael Vogt (mvo)
Changed in gnome-app-install:
assignee: nobody → mvo
Michael Vogt (mvo)
Changed in gnome-app-install:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package pyxdg - 0.15-1.1ubuntu4

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pyxdg (0.15-1.1ubuntu4) intrepid; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/gettext-support.patch:
    - fix return for empty keys (LP: #286363)

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Mon, 20 Oct 2008 16:48:30 +0200

Changed in pyxdg:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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