Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#7809 closed (fixed)

Fixes to French translation

Reported by: cbay Owned by: nobody
Component: Translations Version: master
Severity: Keywords: french locale fr
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


Weekdays and months are lower-cased in French:

cbay@cbay:~$ LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8; date '+%a %A %b %B'
ven vendredi jui juillet

Also fixes a wrong translation string (nonsense in this context).

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french-locale.diff (3.2 KB) - added by cbay 7 years ago.
French translation fixes

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Change History (6)

Changed 7 years ago by cbay

French translation fixes

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Simon Greenhill

  • Keywords fr added
  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Ready for checkin

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by mtredinnick

  • Triage Stage changed from Ready for checkin to Accepted

I'm going to move this away from "ready to checkin" until at least one other French speaker has had a look at the impact here. The fact that this hasn't been raised before makes me think there might be something else going on here (it might just be an oversight, but it might be working around some other limitations in the way those strings are used).

I'll also ask for opinions on django-i18n.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by anonymous


Actually, the patch fixes 2 different problems:

  • it lower cases month and weekday names. It's just the way it's supposed to be in French (and, I suspect, in other latin languages: check #7461 for the same fixes in Spanish). That fact that it's just typography (and thus, quite minor) is probably the reason why it wasn't reported before (actually, that was bugging me for months, and I'm just reporting this because 1.0 is coming).
  • an important string is changed (first in patch). That one is very serious as it's in the <title> for the first page in admin, and it's totally nonsense. That's quite incredible it wasn't reported until then. I'd love to hear from French fellows about this one.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by cbay

  • Triage Stage changed from Accepted to Ready for checkin

According to, it looks like the patch is now ready for checkin.

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by mtredinnick

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [8094]) Fixed #7809 -- A few small updates to the French translation. Thanks, cbay.

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