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authorChristian Stimming <>2007-07-23 20:11:12 (GMT)
committerJohannes Schindelin <>2007-09-02 15:56:13 (GMT)
commit660a68cf1816075b935c67aa780fd1b2484c0f2f (patch)
tree8697b6a588b5ed60670d847f8345cad3010e18fe /po
parent9f1a80877a59aeae1626296fac25360d9a81954e (diff)
Add glossary that can be converted into a po file for each language.
Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <>
Diffstat (limited to 'po')
3 files changed, 91 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/po/glossary/Makefile b/po/glossary/Makefile
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+++ b/po/glossary/Makefile
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+PO_TEMPLATE = git-gui-glossary.pot
+ALL_POFILES = $(wildcard *.po)
+$(PO_TEMPLATE): $(subst .pot,.txt,$(PO_TEMPLATE))
+ ./ $< > $@
+update-po:: git-gui-glossary.pot
+ $(foreach p, $(ALL_POFILES), echo Updating $p ; msgmerge -U $p $(PO_TEMPLATE) ; )
diff --git a/po/glossary/git-gui-glossary.txt b/po/glossary/git-gui-glossary.txt
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+"English Term (Dear translator: This file will never be visible to the user!)" "English Definition (Dear translator: This file will never be visible to the user! It should only serve as a tool for you, the translator. Nothing more.)"
+"amend" ""
+"annotate" ""
+"branch [noun]" "A 'branch' is an active line of development."
+"branch [verb]" ""
+"checkout [noun]" ""
+"checkout [verb]" "The action of updating the working tree to a revision which was stored in the object database."
+"commit [noun]" "A single point in the git history."
+"commit [verb]" "The action of storing a new snapshot of the project's state in the git history."
+"diff [noun]" ""
+"diff [verb]" ""
+"fast forward merge" "A fast-forward is a special type of merge where you have a revision and you are merging another branch's changes that happen to be a descendant of what you have."
+"fetch" "Fetching a branch means to get the branch's head from a remote repository, to find out which objects are missing from the local object database, and to get them, too."
+"index (in git-gui: staging area)" "A collection of files. The index is a stored version of your working tree."
+"merge [noun]" "A successful merge results in the creation of a new commit representing the result of the merge."
+"merge [verb]" "To bring the contents of another branch into the current branch."
+"message" ""
+"pull" "Pulling a branch means to fetch it and merge it."
+"push" "Pushing a branch means to get the branch's head ref from a remote repository, and ... (well, can someone please explain it for mere mortals?)"
+"redo" ""
+"repository" "A collection of refs (?) together with an object database containing all objects which are reachable from the refs... (oops, you've lost me here. Again, please an explanation for mere mortals?)"
+"reset" ""
+"revert" ""
+"revision" "A particular state of files and directories which was stored in the object database."
+"sign off" ""
+"staging area" ""
+"status" ""
+"tag [noun]" "A ref pointing to a tag or commit object"
+"tag [verb]" ""
+"tracking branch" "A regular git branch that is used to follow changes from another repository."
+"undo" ""
+"update" ""
+"verify" ""
+"working copy, working tree" "The tree of actual checked out files."
diff --git a/po/glossary/ b/po/glossary/
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+++ b/po/glossary/
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+# This is a very, _very_, simple script to convert a tab-separated
+# .txt file into a .pot/.po.
+# Its not clever but it took me 2 minutes to write :)
+# Michael Twomey <>
+# 23 March 2001
+# with slight GnuCash modifications by Christian Stimming <>
+# 19 Aug 2001, 23 Jul 2007
+#check args
+if [ $# -eq 0 ]
+ cat <<!
+Usage: `basename $0` git-gui-glossary.txt > git-gui-glossary.pot
+ exit 1;
+if [ ! -f "$GLOSSARY_CSV" ]
+ echo "Can't find $GLOSSARY_CSV.";
+ exit 1;
+cat <<!
+# Copyright (C) YEAR Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+#, fuzzy
+msgid ""
+msgstr ""
+"Project-Id-Version: PACKAGE VERSION\n"
+"POT-Creation-Date: `date +'%Y-%m-%d %H:%M%z'`\n"
+"PO-Revision-Date: YEAR-MO-DA HO:MI+ZONE\n"
+"Last-Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>\n"
+"Language-Team: LANGUAGE <>\n"
+"MIME-Version: 1.0\n"
+"Content-Type: text/plain; charset=CHARSET\n"
+"Content-Transfer-Encoding: ENCODING\n"
+#Yes this is the most simple awk script you've ever seen :)
+awk -F'\t' '{if ($2 != "") print "#. "$2; print "msgid "$1; print "msgstr \"\"\n"}' \