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[opensuse-translation] British English translations in YaST and other openSUSE projects

I just reviewed British English translation in YaST and other openSUSE projects.

Many years ago, somebody created British English translations. But these
translations are abandoned for 3 to 18 years, and the translation coverage is
very low. As a result, British openSUSE experience is inconsistent[1], contains
lot of typos (e. g. consistently uses "bhaviour", somewhere you can find even
invalid HTML). Even terminology is not consistent. See the screenshot of yast2
apparmor: AppArmor vs. AppArmour[2]. Additionally, it seems to be machine
created with an incorrect algorithm (only first occurrence on the line is

That is why I am proposing:

- Either somebody will pick maintenance of these translations.
- Or somebody writes some form of automated tool. It could be relatively
- Or drop these translations completely.

I can imagine automated tool that pre-fills translation with known English
conversions, and if somebody edits string manually, it will left it without any

[2] cid:apparmor-en-gb.png
[3] is a simple script, which covers nearly 100% of YaST. To
be perfect for all purposes, it needs to cover e. g. I_nitialise or Co&lour
etc. (But YaST generates hotkeys automatically.)
[4], but it
does not contain some words in YaST.

Best Regards / S pozdravem,

Stanislav Brabec
software developer
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