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Terminology metcheeng

Pootle-a coon help troonsletors wit terminology. Bork Bork Bork! Terminology coon be-a speciffied to be-a globel per loongooege-a, und coon be-a ooferriddee-a per project for iech loongooege-a. Bork Bork Bork! A project celled “terminology” (wit uny fooll neme-a) coon contein uny files zeet will be-a used for terminology metching. Bork Bork Bork! Ilternetifely a file-a wit zee-a neme-a “pootle-a-terminology. Bork Bork Bork!po” coon be-a poot in zee-a doorectory ooff zee-a project, in which cese-a zee-a globel oone-a (in zee-a terminology project) will not be-a used. Bork Bork Bork! Metching is done-a in reel time-a. Bork Bork Bork! Note-a zeet ooferriding zee-a terminology project wit a file-a celled “pootle-a-terminology. Bork Bork Bork!po” does not work wit GNOo-style-a projects (where-a ill zee-a files ire-a in oone-a doorectory und hefe-a nemes iccording to zee-a loongooege-a code-a).

Ideelly, zee-a sooorce-a term shooold be-a zee-a shortest, simplest form ooff a word. Bork Bork Bork! Zeereffore-a cet, dog, hooose-a ire-a good, boot cets, dogged und hooosing ire-a bed. Bork Bork Bork! Context indicetors ire-a illowed in zee-a sooorce-a text, in breckets iffter zee-a term, boot keep zeem short, ig “file-a (nooon)”, “fioo (ferb)”, itc. Bork Bork Bork!

Zee-a letest fersion ooff Pootle-a hes zee-a ibility to insert zee-a terget term into zee-a text whee-a yooo click oon it. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a ideel is zeereffore-a zeet zee-a terget term be-a something zeet yooo'd like-a zee-a troonsletor to be-a ible-a to insert. Bork Bork Bork!.. boot strictly speeking zee-a terget text coon be-a unything, inclooding un deffinishoon. Bork Bork Bork!

Iff zee-a terminology PO file-a hes troonsletor comments, it will be-a displeyed is a tooltip in Pootle-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Whet does it do?

Iff oooor glossery hes un intry: file-a→lêir, und we-a troonslete-a a sentence-a like-a “Zee-a file-a wes not fooond”, we-a coon sooggest zee-a glossery intry “file-a→lêir” is relefoont to zee-a troonsleshoon, ifee-a iff we-a don't hefe-a uny TM intry zeet is releted to zee-a complete-a sentence-a zeet is ifeileble-a for troonsleshoon. Bork Bork Bork!

Sey oooor glossery hes un intry “cetegory→ketegorie-a” und we-a troonslete-a a sentence-a like-a: “Pleese-a inter zee-a cetegories for this photo”, we-a coon sooggest zee-a glossery intry “cetegory→ketegorie-a”, ifee-a thooogh zee-a letters “cetegory” doesn't ooccoor unywhere-a in zee-a ooriginel string. Bork Bork Bork!


Coorrently a single-a term intry coon be-a up to 30 cherecters long (inclooding context infformeshoon), und zee-a foorst 500 cherecters ooff iech troonsleshoon ire-a scoonned. Bork Bork Bork! Terms coon consist ooff moony words, boot consider meking zeem is generel oor simple-a is possible-a for meximoom impect. Bork Bork Bork!

Iff zeese-a limits profe-a too restrictife-a, feel free-a to point oooot use-a ceses where-a this is not soofffficient. Bork Bork Bork!