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Handle PO file with ikazuchi to translate msgid

Project Description

ikazuchi.plugins.pofile is plugin for ikazuchi to transalte PO file with good reference.

ikazuchi is intended to work with other tools since it’s a CUI tool.

See the project documentation for more detail.


  • Translate GNU gettext catalog named PO file with good reference from web API


by easy_install

Make environment:

$ easy_install ikazuchi.plugins.pofile

by buildout

Make environment:

$ hg clone
$ cd ikazuchi.plugins.pofile
$ python -d
$ bin/buildout


Translate PO file with ikazuchi command:

$ ikazuchi pofile examples/short_test.po
msgid:                   ikazuchi translation
reference(Google):       [Actually, translated sentence]

Show which plugins are available:

$ ikazuchi -h
usage: ikazuchi [-h] {rstfile,pofile,normal} ...

positional arguments:
                        available plugins. 'normal' means ikazuchi's standard
                        feature so it can be abbreviated

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit

Show pofile plugin help:

$ ikazuchi pofile -h
usage: ikazuchi pofile [-h] [-a API] [-e ENCODING] [-f LANG] [-q] [-t LANG]

positional arguments:
  po_file               target po file

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -a API, --api API     APIs are ['google', 'microsoft']
  -e ENCODING, --encoding ENCODING
                        input/output encoding
  -f LANG, --from LANG  original language
  -q, --quiet           not to show original sentence to stdout
  -t LANG, --to LANG    target language to translate
  --version             show program's version number and exit


  • Python 2.6 or later
  • ikazuchi 0.5.1 or later
  • polib 0.5.5 or later
  • setuptools or distriubte


Apache License 2.0


0.1.2 (2011-11-26)

  • use Microsoft Translator as Default API

0.1.1 (2011-06-06)

  • add subparser for pofile plug-in

0.1.0 (2011-06-03)

  • first release



  • Glossary and fuzzy match functions
  • Merge other po file into po file
  • Stop translating process

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