[vlc-devel] I want to localize vlc

Christoph Miebach christoph.miebach at web.de
Fri Mar 21 22:41:23 CET 2014


On 19 Mar 2014, at 20:48, Yigrem Eshetu <eyigrem at rocketmail.com> wrote:

> Hi how are you i have tried to see  previous works  of solomon girmaw,but i have decided to start from the scratch so please send me the localization file  

Solomon was not active recently (AFAIK), but the transifex project was updated this week.

To state this clearly:
It’s useless if you work on the translation without coordination with the current translators there.

While it is theoretically possible for me to merge translations if only one of you translated a single message, it is completely impossible for me to decide which version to use, if there exist 2 different translations for the same text.

So, if you like to help:
Contact the members of

Best regards


> On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 10:17 AM, Christoph Miebach <christoph.miebach at web.de> wrote:
> Hello!
> There is some recent work on a Amharic (Ethiopia) translation:
> https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/vlc-trans/language/am_ET/
> Since this is done via transifex, I wrote a short instructions page:
> http://www.videolan.org/developers/i18n/transifex-howto.html
> Best regards
> Christoph
> On 18 Mar 2014, at 22:02, Edward Wang <edward.c.wang at compdigitec.com> wrote:
> > On 2014-03-18 07:41, Yigrem Eshetu <eyigrem at rocketmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi videolans i am from Ethiopia, I am  very happy to use vlc media player ,it is the most famous and used player in our country. So that i want to localize it to Amharic language which has large number of speaker.
> > 

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