User Documentation Translation data is horrible

Bug #1170108 reported by dobey on 2013-04-17
This bug affects 1 person
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software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The current way translations for the user docs of software-center are handled, results in po files with inappropriately segmented text, embedded docbook tags, and msgids for individual portions of a person's name, as well as their e-mail address. This creates an unacceptable burden on translators, and documenters.

We need to find a method of translating this documentation (or simply get rid of it, and rely on usage-evident design in the app itself).

Dave Morley (davmor2) on 2013-04-18
Changed in software-center:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Rodney Dawes (dobey)
Dave Morley (davmor2) on 2013-04-18
tags: added: u1-by-dev u1-on-production
dobey (dobey) on 2014-01-29
Changed in software-center:
assignee: Rodney Dawes (dobey) → nobody
dobey (dobey) on 2015-12-18
affects: software-center → software-center (Ubuntu)
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This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 16.01+16.04.20160107.1

software-center (16.01+16.04.20160107.1) xenial; urgency=medium

  [ Rodney Dawes ]
  * Convert back to a native package to enable CI train landing.
  * debian/patches:
    - All patches merged upstream.
  * Add saucy to the list of distro series.
  * Bump trunk version.
  * Check the pygobject version and use the right API signatures.
  * Don't derive from both object and something else, as it's needless.
    Use super().__init__() instead of direct parent.__init__() calls.
  * Don't use the main copy/cut menu items for search entry selections.
    Remove the main cut menu item as it was not used for anything else.
  * Fix some RuntimeWarnings about old-style classes.
  * Fix the version string to not be so high (no previous releases of
  * Merge the debian tree in for CI train landing support. added:
    debian/ debian/changelog debian/compat debian/control
    debian/copyright debian/rules debian/software-center.dirs
    debian/ debian/software-center.links
    debian/software-center.manpages debian/software-center.postinst
    debian/software-center.postrm debian/software-center.triggers
    debian/source/ debian/source/format debian/
  * Move the distro codename check to happen when we build the file.
  * Multi-inherit from object as well, as RawConfigParser is old-style.
    Use super to chain up initialization.
  * Only add the launcher when the desktop file is not None.
  * Remove bad tests that depend on network. Fix pyflakes to only run on
    certain subdirs, and not everything in cwd. removed:
  * Remove extraneous empty po directory under po directory. Make executable. Include the license header in Bump the
    version of trunk to 5.7. Move some code around in to reduce
    duplication. Use setup from instead of manually
    adding some commands. removed: po/po/
  * Remove po/help completely for now, to avoid bug #1170108. Move the
    installed scripts to bin/ sub-directory. Move the gen-coverage-
    report script to utils. Update the run scripts for the scripts being
    moved to bin/. Don't keep the generated .pot files in bzr, and
    ignore them. Remvoe the AUTHORS file. Don't install the .in file for
    the channels. Note a couple TODOs in setup. Don't try to install the
    apport source file which doesn't exist now. removed: AUTHORS
    po/help/ po/help/am.po po/help/ar.po po/help/ast.po po/help/bn.po
    po/help/bs.po po/help/ca.po po/help/cs.po po/help/da.po
    po/help/de.po po/help/el.po po/help/en_AU.po po/help/en_GB.po
    po/help/eo.po po/help/es.po po/help/et.po po/help/eu.po
    po/help/fa.po po/help/fi.po po/help/fr.po po/help/gl.po
    po/help/gv.po po/help/he.po po/help/hi.po po/help/hr.po
    po/help/hu.po po/help/hy.po po/help/id.po po/help/is.po
    po/help/it.po po/help/ja.po po/help/jv.po po/help/kk.po
    po/help/kn.po po/help/ko.po po/help/lb.po po/help/lt.po
    po/help/lv.po po/help/mk.po po/help/ml.po po/help/ms.po
    po/help/nb.po po/help/ne.po po/help/nl.po p...


Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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