[SailfishDevel] how can I translate the application name

Timur Kristóf timur.kristof at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 13:14:30 UTC 2014


Is it also possible to localize the display name of the application that
appears in the Store?


On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 9:48 AM, David Greaves <david.greaves at jolla.com>wrote:

> Apps have 2 names:
> * harbour name
> * pretty name
>
> The harbour name is the internal name used for things like filesystem
> locations
> and packages. It should not be translated.
>
> The pretty name is used for presentation and can be translated like any
> other
> string. I'm english so I'm awful at translation know-how but the desktop
> link
> below makes sense (I hope we respect/use that! :) )
>
> David
>
>
> On 19/02/14 06:59, Andrey Kozhevnikov wrote:
> > Sorry, i dont understand why this man saying we shouldn't translate
> application
> > names :D
> >
> > On 19.02.2014 12:54, Thomas Tanghus wrote:
> >> On Wednesday 19 February 2014 12:39 Andrey Kozhevnikov wrote:
> >>
> >>> Wow! What a silly man?
> >> Please, even when answers are wrong, let's keep a decent tone here.
> >>
> >>>
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/desktop-entry-spec-lates
> >>> t.html
> >>> On 19.02.2014 11:20, maledictusdemagog at gmail.com wrote:
> >>>> You should not translate application name
> >>>>
> >>>> Wed Feb 19 2014 07:38:48 GMT+0300 (FET) получено от itviewer:
> >>>>> Hi all,
> >>>>> If I want my application to be Internationalization ,how can I
>  translate
> >>>>> the application name? I know the “Name”defined in the .desktop-Files
> is
> >>>>> shown in the application launcher as the application name, But how
> can I
> >>>>> translate it for Internationalization ?
> >>>>>
> >
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