Unity Firefox extension needs internationalization

Bug #1061423 reported by David Planella on 2012-10-04
This bug affects 1 person
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Ubuntu Translations
WebApps: unity-firefox-extension
unity-firefox-extension (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Currently unity-firefox-extension is only set up for translations in the upstream project [1]

It needs to also be set up for translations in the source package [2] as any other Ubuntu translatable package. Not being there means there is no visibility from translators. Ubuntu Translators do their work on https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/quantal rather than on every separate project (*)

Right now, due to this reduced visibility it is only fully translated into one language and partially into 2 other. I didn't even know it existed.

So please, ensure that the package creates a .pot file during the build (e.g. with dh-translations), so that translations can be imported and exposed into Launchpad. In terms of shipping the translations, I haven't looked at the code, but I'm guessing that it being a Mozilla extension, we'll need to manually merge them in the package. Otherwise, we can just export them in the language packs.

Let me know if I can help in anything.

[1] https://translations.launchpad.net/unity-firefox-extension/trunk/+pots/unity-firefox-extension
[2] https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/quantal/+source/unity-firefox-extension

(*) Admittedly some teams do translate projects upstream, but it is pretty difficult to keep track of individual upstreams unless they are part of a big project (e.g. GNOME)

David Planella (dpm) on 2012-10-04
visibility: private → public
summary: - Needs internationalization
+ Unity Firefox extension needs internationalization
Changed in ubuntu-translations:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
David Planella (dpm) on 2012-10-04
tags: added: quantal rls-q-incoming
Changed in unity-firefox-extension (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
importance: Undecided → High
tags: removed: rls-q-incoming
Maxim Ermilov (zaspire) on 2012-10-05
Changed in unity-firefox-extension:
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in unity-firefox-extension (Ubuntu Quantal):
milestone: none → ubuntu-12.10
assignee: Ken VanDine (ken-vandine) → nobody
status: New → Confirmed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity-firefox-extension - 2.3.5-0ubuntu1

unity-firefox-extension (2.3.5-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - Include translations exported from launchpad and converted to
      mozilla's format. (LP: #1061423)
 -- Ken VanDine <email address hidden> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:20:03 -0400

Changed in unity-firefox-extension (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
David Planella (dpm) wrote :

There's also follow-up bug 1066969

David Planella (dpm) on 2012-10-18
Changed in ubuntu-translations:
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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