[sword-devel] BibleCS rcF3 and TRANSLATORS
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 23 07:58:19 MST 2006
Since the locale info is simply stored in a directory, I could create a
very simple installer which would contain the language files. E.g.
We could update this on occassion, when needed.
Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>> Eeli, thanks for your offer to help. You don't actually need Sword for
>> Windows to do the translation, but it might help for testing. If you
>> have any updates, let me know:
> Ok, I tried, but it's impossible to do a trustworthy translation without
> seeing the context. The recent Finnish translation is bad and it will
> not be better if I try to guess the meanings and best alternatives. One
> could always look from dictionary or take the translation of a word from
> memory, but it will lead to clumsy translation and even wrong meanings.
> E.g. the "Scheme" is now translated as "Schema" which is definitely not
> Finnish. Transliterated form would be "skeema" but Scheme has many
> meanings and there is no direct alternative in Finnish. I should see
> what it really means in BibleCS to decide what word to use.
> And this is only one example.
> I could try to find a friend with Windows who would let me do this but
> even that would take some weeks, I think.
> Eeli Kaikkonen (Mr.), Oulu, Finland
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