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Re: Odoo Glossary: Dummy Module for Translations

Olivier Lenoir
- 09/24/2015 17:56:11

Yes, some terms and sentences are not correct but the main difficulty is
the absence of the context. It would be very comfortable to translate the term
on Odoo running itself, I mean from real windows.

A feature as the possibility to change the english text would be nice also.


Le 24/09/2015 20:27, Ray Carnes a écrit :
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Native English speakers have not ratified many terms in Odoo and as a results other translations suffer because they are translating terms that aren’t correct and en_us is not translatable since it is the foundation for other translations.



From: Ermin Trevisan []
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:46 AM
To: Community: Translators <>
Subject: Re: Odoo Glossary: Dummy Module for Translations


The problem is that there are fundamental and important terms, which
need to be consistently translated, and to do this, it needs discussion
and finally a decision by somebody, who is in power to do that, means a


Just as an example: the term "Analytical Accounting" (for sure an
essential term), which is translated already in V8.0 as
"Kostenstellenrechnung", which when translated back in english means
"Cost Center Accounting" and that's for sure something else, see the
following discussion:


It would be much more convenient and efficient to translate these
important terms for once and (maybe) ever in a controlled environment.


On 24.09.2015 16:38, Martin Trigaux wrote:


> I agree the glossary is not very well developed but I am not sure to 
> understand what you wish to do.
> What additional information would you provide? Are you talking about on 
> Odoo module?
> -- 
> Martin Trigaux
> Odoo (Formerly OpenERP)


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