[sane-devel] [janitorial] Feature freeze for 1.0.29 and call for translation updates

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Tue Jan 14 12:20:22 GMT 2020

Hi Ralph,

Ralph Little writes:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 12:43 AM Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org>
> wrote:
>> > I will see if my daughter (a fluent French speaker) will have a look at the
>> > French. No promises: she is a busy working student. However she does owe me
>> > in the favour department :)
>> I see you claimed #214 for that (assuming you proxy for your daughter).
>> BTW, she speaks French French, right?  Not Canadian French (or heaven
>> forbid, Quebecois).
> We do live in Canada but my daughter has learned her French in France, so
> "Parisian French" I guess.

Good enough, I guess.

> I have told her that if she is not sure about anything to leave it.
> Even partial contributions are helpful.


>> > I have a Japanese/Chinese speaking dev colleague at work. I will approach
>> > them as well.
>> I speak Japanese myself (and have been doing scanner driver development
>> for/at a Japanese company for 15 years) but don't trust myself to update
>> the translations.  I might be able to review though.
> The guy I have in mind is Chinese but worked at a software company in
> Japan for a number of years.
> I will ask him anyway.

If anything comes of that, you can assign the MR to me.


>> > I also work with a Mexican chap. I wonder if he would be able to help with
>> > the Spanish.
>> During the scanner driver development referred to above, my experience
>> has been that we had both es.po and es_MX.po and they differed, just
>> like pt.po and pt_BR.po differed, a fair bit at times.  Even simple
> Perhaps I will leave it then.
> An es_MX would be cool but it would be better to get a translation that has
> some chance of being maintained.


Hope this helps,
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