Bug 221568 - Name's in oo.o desktop files should be translated
Name's in oo.o desktop files should be translated
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
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Reported: 2007-01-05 03:01 EST by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-12 06:20:38 EST
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OpenOffice.org 73408 None None None Never

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Description Jens Petersen 2007-01-05 03:01:37 EST
Description of problem:
The Office menu would look much better if the Name field in the desktop
files was translated.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install distro for non-English language
2. go to Office submenu of Applications menu
  
Actual results:
Oo.o app names are not translated but others are

Expected results:
All Office apps names to be translated.

Additional info:
If we're using the upstream desktop files then I guess this needs to
be changed upstream.
Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2007-01-05 04:33:55 EST
our (gone now) RH UserExperience team forced me to use "Word Processor" etc in
the .desktop files instead  of the OOo brandnames, so there aren't upstream
pre-translated .desktop files I can use.

Nevertheless I've added a stack of translations to rawhide for especially calc,
and a handful for the other components. 

There's little I can personally do myself the translations, except maybe swindle
upstream into taking a GenericName into their .desktops and leverage ourselves
on top of the translations that would hopefully then appear there. I guess
that's worth a shot.
Comment 2 Caolan McNamara 2007-01-12 06:20:38 EST
Logging http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=73408 upstream to
introduce a localized "GenericName" and seed it with the current translations
that we use for "Name". With the idea that it will move into the OOo translation
process and our tweak degenerates to using the pre-translated GenericName over Name

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