The foreman project uses .mo files, rather than .po files, for translation since they are much faster. See comments in https://github.com/Katello/katello/pull/2672 for suggestions on how to update katello to do the same.
Katello was using this as well, until you merged the pull request mentioned :-)
Since this issue was entered in Red Hat Bugzilla, the release flag has been
set to ? to ensure that it is properly evaluated for this release.
[17:47] < cswiii> mmccune, i don't imagine there's a lot of risk of regression in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=987922 ?
[17:47] < mmccune> cswiii: nah, it should either not work
Created redmine issue http://projects.theforeman.org/issues/12114 from this bug
Upstream bug component is WebUI
Upstream bug component is Localization and Internationalization
Due to the age of this request, and our prioritization, I am closing this bugzilla. The prioritization ensured that it was not something we could ever address in a meaningful timeframe.
Please reopen if you feel enpassioned to get this in. :)
-todd warner, PM, Satellite