Translate Toolkit 1.9.0 Released

Released on 12 April 2011

This release contains many improvements and bug fixes. While it contains many general improvements, it also specifically contains needed changes for the upcoming Pootle 2.1.6 and Virtaal 0.7.

Highlighted improvements

  • Faster terminology matching

  • Several small optimisations to performance and memory use

  • More advanced state support (visible in pocount and Virtaal 0.7)

  • Improved language detection models (+South African languages)

  • Improve handling of printf variable reordering [Jacques Beaurain]

  • Review of the wording of the messages of pofilter checks

  • Better sentence segmentation for some non-Latin languages

  • More supported formats for podebug

  • Extra options for pomerge, pogrep and po2oo/xliff2oo.

The new pogrep options made this possible for GNOME.

Most relevant for Pootle

  • Support for Xapian 1.2 (issue 1766) [Rimas Kudelis]

  • Work around some changes introduced in Django 1.2.5/1.3

Format support

  • Always use UNIX line endings for PO (even on Windows)

  • XLIFF and .ts files now shows “fuzzy” only the target present

  • Improved support for .ts comment as context (issue 1739)

  • Support for Java properties in UTF-8 encoding

  • More natural string ordering in json converter

  • Improved handling of trailing spaces in Mozilla DTD files

  • Removed unused support for _old_ KDE plurals in pocount

…and several small bugfixes