Opened 9 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#7431 closed enhancement (fixed)

Norwegian translation of Sugar and main Activities (XO - Core and Bundled)

Reported by: MenThal Owned by: sayamindu
Priority: low Milestone:
Component: localization Version:
Keywords: Cc: cjl
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed: never set
Verified: no


Need to start a team and translation efforts to get Norwegian (Norsk bokmål, nb_NO) working for the Sugar UI and the main Activities to make use by Norwegian speaking kids easier.

Goal is to translate:

  • Terminology
  • XO Core
  • XO Bundled

(Pootle username: MenThal (for Kent Dahl))

Change History (7)

comment:1 follow-up: Changed 9 years ago by sayamindu

Language added. Please add Norsk bokmål to the list of languages in your "Options" page so that I can assign the admin rights to you.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by MenThal

Thanks. I added both "Norsk bokmål" and "Norwegian" to my list of languages on Pootle.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by MenThal

On closer inspection, I see that a separate "Norwegian" language has been added for Scratch project using language code "no". Per comments from the i18n-no mailing list[1], this is a deprecated code. (The same goes for code "nb_NO".) The preferred codes are:

Code | English name      | Norwegian name
nb   | Norwegian Bokmål  | Norsk (bokmål)
nn   | Norwegian Nynorsk | Norsk (nynorsk)

So the "nb_NO" should be renamed to "nb" only, and language title should be "Norwegian Bokmål" to be consistent with all the other languages listed on Pootle server. Sorry about the confusion.

As for Scratch on "no", it should probably be moved into "nb" as well, but only after contacting the admin on the new "Norwegian" language entry. Since code "no" is deprecated and only an alias and it is usually refers to "nb", it should be avoided both for technical and standardization reasons.


comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by gregorio

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comment:5 in reply to: ↑ 1 Changed 9 years ago by eirikub

Replying to sayamindu:

Language added. Please add Norsk bokmål to the list of languages in your "Options" page so that I can assign the admin rights to you.

Can you also add Norwegian Nynorsk (nn) to the list of languages. My Pootle username is the same as here, "eirikub".

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by sayamindu

Changes made. I will be adding Norwegian Nynorsk (nn) asap, and will be trying to coordinate with the admin for Scratch for the change there.

comment:7 Changed 6 years ago by cjl

  • Cc cjl added
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Nynorsk and Bokmål projects now exist:

Scratch localization occurs on their own Pootle server

Questions about Scratch can be asked here:

Please ask you friends over on to go to work on the Sugar projects.

Requests to be made language admin should be made on the L10n list:

Closing as fixed.

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