[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#352771: nagios2 templates

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Tue Feb 14 08:35:18 UTC 2006

Quoting Marc Haber (mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de):
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 08:05:21AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > Then, please do no mark templates as translatable instead of using
> > tricks.
> The last time I uploaded a package with templates marked as
> untranslateable, this resulted in a "please apply patch to allow
> translation" bug in no time.


Sure, the context may vary.

The main "problem" is now that as soon as translatable templates reach
unstable you'll get some translators working on them....so I prefer
recommending not marking work in progress as translatable.

Sure, if someone jumps on your non translatable templates, then you
may get a bug report asking for marking them as translatable...which
you will then answer by mentioning that you did this on purpose..:-)

> Please, there must be a way to avoid bothering with translations and
> wasting translator's time for a package that is work in progress.

I think that not marking templates as translatable is the best way to
do so when the package is new and has no existing translations.

> The same issue will come up with exim4 soon.

Yep. For exim4 the problem is trickier as you already have
translations which you don't want to lose. In that case, I think that
warning debian-i18n is the best thing to do.

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