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    Default Translation issue


    I'm trying to use po2prop/prop2po to merge an old translation (basque) of Zimbra with ZC8 "_es" files. Everything works great but there are 2 files that are giving me some trouble. I don't know what else to look...

    These are the files:

    This is the error message I get:
    processing 1 files...

    po2prop: warning: Error processing: input ZmMsg_eu.po, output, template Traceback (most recent call last):

    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/translate/misc/", line 528, in recursiveprocess

    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/translate/misc/", line 583, in processfile

    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/translate/convert/", line 148, in convertprop
    outputprop = convertor.convertstore(includefuzzy)

    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/translate/convert/", line 57, in convertstore
    outputstr = self.convertline(line)

    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/translate/convert/", line 97, in convertline
    if unit.isfuzzy() and not self.includefuzzy or len( == 0:

    AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'isfuzzy'

    [###########################################] 100%

    These are the commands I issue:
    prop2po --encoding=utf-8 ZmMsg_eu.po
    po2prop -t ZmMsg_eu.po --errorlevel=traceback

    The problem occurs when trying to "po2prop" the file. So far I tried to:
    - Play around with the .py script
    - Use the original files instead of the "_es" as source
    - Eliminate the old translation out of the equation. In this test I only tried to "prop2po" the english file and then "po2prop" it back. Sadly for me, IT GAVE THE SAME ERROR!

    This used to anything wrong? Please help.


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    I found the issue. After converting the file to .po and trying to save it, it always gave me the "duplicate message" error. The thing is that this error pointed to 8 entries duplicated (total of 16). After some manual search, I found that there was a ninth duplicated entry. Here is the complete list:

    offlineBackUpOptionEnable = Enable
    offlineBackUpOptionDisable = Disable
    offlineBackUpAccounts = Accounts:
    offlineBackUpEnable = Backup Accounts:
    offlineBackUpInterval = Schedule:
    offlineBackUpPath = Location:
    offlineBackUpKeep = Backup files per account
    offlineBackUpNow = Backup Now
    offlineBackUpButton = Backup Accounts Now

    These entries are present twice in the original files.

    'NoneType' object has no attribute 'isfuzzy' > Caused by duplicated entries (at least in my case)
    Poedit tool, was not giving me the total number of duplicated entries.
    These entries are duplicated at least in "_es" and original english version of the files.

    Hope this helps someone else

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