VirtualBox

Ticket #2018 (new task) — at Version 59

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

I18N progress 2.0

Reported by: dmik Owned by: poetzsch
Component: GUI Version:
Keywords: I18N NLS translation Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other

Description (last modified by poetzsch) (diff)

This is a continuation of ticket:234 which is intended for two purposes:

  1. Submit new translation source files by attaching them to this ticket.
  2. Report about performing synchronization of existing translation source files in the SVN repository.

Step 1 is done by contributors willing to add support for a new language to the VirtualBox product. An accepted translation file appears in the SVN repository and becomes available in the binary builds. Even after that, contributors remain responsible for updating translation files to keep them in sync with updates to the VirtualBox UI.

Step 2 is performed by the GUI maintainer at innotek before a new release (or after a major UI change) to inform contributors that translation files need to be updated.

Please read the document describing the translation process in detail  here.

The current list of translators:

languageidauthorslegal status%%
English (built-in)built_inSUNOK (internal)100%
GermandeSUNOK (internal)99%
Traditional Chinese (Taiwan)zh_TWOSSII(OSS Integral Institute Co, Ltd.)OK (comment:81)100%
Chinese (China)zh_CNVictor Wang(comment:92)100%
ItalianitCiro Mattia Gonano <ciro/winged.it>OK (comment:24)100%
RomanianroAlexandru Ioan Eftimie <alexeftimie/gmail.com>OK (comment:25)100%
SpanishesJoaquín DuoOK (comment:28)100%
ArabicarBerdai Mohammed (no e-mail)needs relicensing25%
Russianruinnotek, Igor Gorbounov, Egor Morozov(comment:52, comment:47)100%
SlovenianslJLP? (no e-mail)no results yet???
FrenchfrJean-Jacques Sarton <jj.sarton/t-online.de>OK (comment:33)100%
JapanesejaToshimitsu TanakaOK (comment:75)100%
PolishplAdrian Łubik <adrian5632/gmail.com>, Dawid Wrobel <cromo/klej.net>OK (comment:78, comment:80, comment:174)100%
KoreankoPark Shinjo <peremen/gmail.com>OK (comment:224)99%
Portuguese (Brazil)pt_BRErico Mendonca <erico.mendonca/gmail.com>OK (comment:98)100%
PortugueseptJosé Melo <mmodem00/gmail.com>, Marcelo Coelho <marcelocoelho/gmail.com>OK (comment:230, comment:275)100%
SwedishsvDaniel Nylander <po/danielnylander.se> OK (comment:122)100%
HungarianhuGeorge HronOK (comment:136)83%
SerbiansrOzzii <ozzii.translate/gmail.com>OK (comment:234)100%
FinnishfiJarno Kiuttu, Timo JyrinkiOK (comment:137, comment:263)57%
CzechcsJan Kaláb <pitel/nomi.cz>, Jan Lipovsky, Ondrej KarlikOK (comment:183)100%
DutchnlAlexander L. de Goeij <lxndr/planet.nl>OK (comment:163)10%
SlovakskIvan Masár <helix84/centrum.sk>, Jozef Říha <jose1711@…>OK (comment:231, comment:309)85%
BasqueeuPiarres Beobide <pi/beobide.net>OK (comment:211)99%
CatalancaPau Iranzo <info/somgnu.cat>OK (comment:207, comment:248)100%
IndonesianidDavid Yacobus <david_yacobus/yahoo.com>OK (ICA by mail)100%
TurkishtrSerdar Soytetir <tulliana/gmail.com>OK (comment:254, comment:256)98%
DanishdaTenzer? (no e-mail)no results yet???
GreekelSpiros Vlachos (no e-mail)OK (comment:31)0%

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Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

  • Keywords I18N NLS translation added
  • Version VirtualBox 1.6.4 deleted
  • Component changed from other to GUI

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

This ticket introduces a switch of VirtualBox GUI from the Qt Toolkit verison 3 to version 4. In particular, this means the following:

  1. The primary translation target is the Qt4 GUI. The current location of NLS files for it is  http://virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4/nls/. Note that one day the VirtualBox4 directory will be renamed to just VirtualBox after the current VirtualBox directory is renamed to VirtualBox3. The Qt3 GUI will go away from binary distributions in VirtualBox and stop receive any official support from Sun so the only reason why Qt3 NLS may change in the future and therefore need an update from the translator is either a bugfix of the 1.6 product branch or a contribution to the Qt3 GUI from the community.
  1. The tool that needs to be used to work with .ts files from the VirtualBox4 directory is Qt Linguist 4 (you can download the Open Source version of Qt 4 for your platform here:  http://trolltech.com/downloads/opensource).

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

2.0 NLS Ready to Translate

The new 2.0 release is expected next week. Please note again that VirtualBox 2.0 and following versions will ship the VirtualBox GUI that uses Qt version 4 and therefore you need to update the Qt4 NLS files, not the Qt4 ones. See comment:1 and also make sure you have read the  Translating document once more since there are some important updates.

All VirtualBox NLS files (VirtualBox_*.ts) were copied from the Qt3 directory and then syncronized with sources. It means that all existing (and not changed) NLS string should remain intact in the .ts files for Qt4.

However, the situation with Qt4 NLS files (qt_*.ts) is little bit different. We cannot synchronize them with Qt4 sources at the present time and therefore we took the existing files from the official Qt release version 4.3.3 and put them over the ones in the VirtualBox4/nls subdirectory in SVN. The following files were put over:

  • qt_ar.ts
  • qt_de.ts
  • qt_es.ts
  • qt_fr.ts
  • qt_iw.ts
  • qt_ja_jp.ts (renamed to qt_ja.ts)
  • qt_pl.ts
  • qt_pt.ts
  • qt_ru.ts
  • qt_sk.ts
  • qt_sv.ts
  • qt_zh_CN.ts

Maintainers of the respective translations should check these files and make corrections if necessary.

The contents of the rest of qt_*.ts files were replaced with the contents of the new qt_xx_YY.ts file that represents an untranslated NLS template for Qt4. Maintainers of these translations will have to translate them from scratch (probably using translated strings from Qt3 version of the .ts file opened in a separate window of Qt Linguist).

comment:4 follow-up: ↓ 25 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

  • Owner set to dmik
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

2.0 NLS update

There are some last minute updates to the translation files. Please checkout the latest revision using svn & continue the translation work on this new files.

comment:6 follow-up: ↓ 11 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Updates to the Romanian translation are merged to SVN. alexef, thank you, and as far as I see, you (correctly) translated the Qt4 (aka VirtualBox 2.0) version, so I don't see the reason for 'sorry'.

comment:7 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

2.0 NLS last minute update

There are some more minor corrections in the .ts files, please feel free to update.

comment:8 follow-up: ↓ 9 Changed 11 years ago by peremen

Currently Korean translation is being updated, and current status is about 90%. Do you know the exact release of VirtualBox 2.0?

comment:9 in reply to: ↑ 8 ; follow-up: ↓ 10 Changed 11 years ago by peremen

  • exact release date

comment:10 in reply to: ↑ 9 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Replying to peremen:

  • exact release date

The exact release date is today, the build is closed already. However, there will be 2.0.2 very soon, so your contribution is still highly appreciated.

Changed 11 years ago by peremen

I think it is too late, but here is Korean translation file.

comment:11 in reply to: ↑ 6 ; follow-up: ↓ 12 Changed 11 years ago by alexef

Replying to dmik:

Updates to the Romanian translation are merged to SVN. alexef, thank you, and as far as I see, you (correctly) translated the Qt4 (aka VirtualBox 2.0) version, so I don't see the reason for 'sorry'.

I was sorry because I only translated VirtualBox.ts file, not also qt.ts. Maybe in the future, we can use qt.ts from Qt, not our own?

comment:12 in reply to: ↑ 11 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Replying to alexef:

I was sorry because I only translated VirtualBox.ts file, not also qt.ts. Maybe in the future, we can use qt.ts from Qt, not our own?

There is no qt_ro.ts in the official Qt 4.x distribution. If you have one (e.g. contributed to to Trolltech by someone else), you can use it for VirtualBox too provided that the license of that translation is compatible with our (MIT) license.

comment:13 Changed 11 years ago by yeager

Swedish translation updated. Please add my mail address to the list, <removed>

Last edited 7 years ago by michael (previous) (diff)

comment:14 Changed 11 years ago by docca

Already translated the missing strings for VirtualBox for pt-BR. I should be sending an update later tomorrow, after I finish the QT4 strings and proofread them.

BTW, I found the following typos in the en-US strings:

in VBoxGLSettingsUpdate: "When checked, the application will periodically connect to the VirtualBox website and check whether a new VirtualBox verison is available."

in VBoxVMSettingsUSB: "When checked, enables the virtual USB EHCI controller of this machine. The USB ECHI controller provides USB 2.0 support."

now that's a sexy controller... :)

comment:15 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

docca: Thanks for the typo hint. This is corrected internally & will appear in the public svn soon.

comment:16 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

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comment:17 Changed 11 years ago by docca

Here's the full translation for both VirtualBox and QT4. I proofread it, and everything appears to be in order.

comment:18 Changed 11 years ago by docca

poetzsch, could you place me (or all the translators here, for that matter) in the CC field? I'd like to receive email notifications whenever the ticket is updated, if possible.

comment:19 Changed 11 years ago by frank

docca, I would not recommend that because the cc: field of a ticket is public visible. There is an internal cc: list. The easiest way to get on this list is to post a comment here. If someone is familiar with trac, ideas on how to do this better are welcome.

comment:20 Changed 11 years ago by docca

I know it's off-topic, but perhaps  this Trac plugin could be of use? The group notify feature seems to be just what is needed.

comment:21 Changed 11 years ago by Tenzer

Just an update, as you haven't heard anything from me since I said I would do the Danish translation. It has taken more time than expected, and the Qt3->Qt4 transition also made it take a bit longer, but I'm currently around 70% done with the VirtualBox.ts file. I will post it when I'm done with it.

comment:22 Changed 11 years ago by jd

Hi again!!

Is is possible to have SVN privileges so that we don't have to live the hassle of zipping the files?

Sincerely, Joaquín

Changed 11 years ago by epimitheas

Greek (Hellenic) translation 5% done

comment:23 Changed 11 years ago by yeager

Updated Swedish translation (100%)

Changed 11 years ago by hron84

Changed 11 years ago by hron84

VirtualBox3 (Qt3) translation update (1035/1188)

comment:24 Changed 11 years ago by hron84

I attached a latest Qt3 translation update. I'll no longer update this translation.

Changed 11 years ago by hron84

Fully translated Virtual Disk Creator Wizard + typofixes (960/1068)

comment:25 in reply to: ↑ 4 Changed 11 years ago by hron84

Replying to dmik:

Maintainers of these translations will have to translate them from scratch (probably using translated strings from Qt3 version of the .ts file opened in a separate window of Qt Linguist).

Qt4 Linguist have a little trick: you can open the Qt3 ts file by Phrases -&gt; Open auxillary source, and select a Qt3 .ts file. It doesn't modifies it, just open, and shows a matching translation (if found) between the Source and the Translation part of the editor stuff. I used it well with VirtualBox3-VirtualBox4 migration.

comment:26 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

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comment:27 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Replying to jd:

Is is possible to have SVN privileges so that we don't have to live the hassle of zipping the files?

No, it isn't possible, sorry.

Replying to hron84:

Qt4 Linguist have a little trick...

Thank you for the hint.

comment:28 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Updates to the Swedish, Spanish, Hungarian translations are merged to SVN.

yeager, please use the Qt4 Linguist application! By using some raw XML editor to update the .ts file you a) break the standard indentation every time (which appears as too many meaningless diffs the maintainer needs to review when checking your update) and b) risk to break the translation by accidentally breaking the markup (HTML entities, extra spaces, line feeds and so on)!

ozzii, your Serbian updates don't merge clearly with the current version of src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4/nls/VirtualBox_sr.ts from the SVN: please perform a merge on your side, resolve any conflicts and reattach here.

jose1711, the same applies to your Slovak translation. Looks like you took VirtualBox_sk.ts from the VirtualBox directory instead of VirtualBox4. Please take the right file and re-attach.

comment:29 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

  • Description modified (diff)

epimitheas, thank you for your will to contribute the Greek translation, but you didn't provide all necessary details about you (full name, e-mail) and didn't license your translation so we cannot accept it right now. Please read  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Translating#Submittingthetranslation and follow the instructions there (and read the rest of the document if you didn't do that yet).

comment:30 follow-up: ↓ 31 Changed 11 years ago by yeager

dmik: I used Kbabel 1.11.4 earlier but have saved the files using Qt Linguist 4.4.2 now. Hope the files are better looking now. Regards, Daniel Nylander

comment:31 in reply to: ↑ 30 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Replying to yeager:

dmik: I used Kbabel 1.11.4 earlier but have saved the files using Qt Linguist 4.4.2 now. Hope the files are better looking now.

Ok, great. But please use the current version of VirtualBox_sv.ts from SVN each time you update it and attach here (or use the SVN client to update this file for you as described in the second comment of this ticket) -- there were a few fixes missing in your last attached .ts (don't worry about attaching it again -- just take the current SVN version and continue on it).

comment:32 follow-up: ↓ 33 Changed 11 years ago by yeager

dmik: I can't find any missing strings in the SVN copy of VirtualBox_sv.ts. There are two empty strings for country/language, which I guess I shouldn't translate

comment:33 in reply to: ↑ 32 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Replying to yeager:

dmik: I can't find any missing strings in the SVN copy of VirtualBox_sv.ts. There are two empty strings for country/language, which I guess I shouldn't translate

I said "there were missing fixes" meaning that I already fixed that when merging it to SVN so it contains the correct version now which you should take for further translation. Two empty country strings are indeed do not need to be translated in your case.

Changed 11 years ago by jose1711

update of Slovak translation

Changed 11 years ago by Pitel

Updated Czech translation to be compatibile with VirtualBox 2.0.x (fixed by Radek Vybiral)

Changed 11 years ago by rbuj

Changed 11 years ago by rbuj

New catalan translation based with softcatalà style guide

comment:34 follow-up: ↓ 37 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

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epimitheas, thank you for the start! However, I don't see anything translated in VirtualBox_el.ts, it even lacks your name. I've added your name and the language name myself but keep in mind that the translation won't be added to the distribution until the amount of translated items reaches the 50% limit (note that you must take both .ts files from SVN and continue your work on them, not on your local copies!). Also, you didn't provide us your email which is a requirement too.

jose1711. I will repeat. The files you attached are kind of wrong: they are from the unsupported Qt3 version of the VirtualBox frontend (i.e. from the src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox/nls directory). You need to take them from the src/VBox/Frontends/'''VirtualBox4'''/nls directory (simply download using these links:  http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4/nls/VirtualBox_sk.ts and  http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4/nls/qt_sk.ts if you are unable to work with SVN)! I've merged them to the Qt3 directory though since they belong there. But keep in mind that these updates will not appear in the VirtualBox4 directory, you will have to put them to Qt4 .ts files manually.

Pau, I've merged your update however could you please comment on what are the other two archives attached by rbuj after you?

rbuj, thank you but first please tell what did you attach and why and who you are :) The Catalan translation is maintained by Pau Iranzo now so you should coordinate your efforts with him. I left your files untouched so far.

Updates to the Greek, Slovak (Qt3), Catalan (but not ca_2 and ca_ES), Romanian, Czech and Chinese are merged to SVN.

comment:35 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

2.1 NLS Ready to Translate

The new 2.0 release is expected by the end of next week. Please note again that VirtualBox 2.1 and following versions will ship the VirtualBox GUI that uses Qt version 4 and therefore you need to update the Qt4 NLS files, not the Qt4 ones. See comment:1 and also make sure you have read the Translating document once more since there are some important updates.

comment:36 Changed 11 years ago by docca

Here's the updated translation for version 2.1.

Changed 11 years ago by jean-jacques

translation for VirtualBox4/nls/*

comment:37 in reply to: ↑ 34 ; follow-up: ↓ 38 Changed 11 years ago by Pau

Hi, I've just realised that "rbuj" attached two files of Catalan translation. I haven't had any notice about rbuj, but I'll try to contact him (is there a way to find out which is his e-mail?

Thanks

comment:38 in reply to: ↑ 37 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Replying to Pau:

is there a way to find out which is his e-mail?

Not that I know of. He didn't present himself to us yet.

Changed 11 years ago by Pau

Update for VirtualBox_ca.ts (Qt4), catalan

Changed 11 years ago by jose1711

Slovak language

comment:39 Changed 11 years ago by jose1711

adding (slightly) updated Slovak translation. hope it's okay now. joe

comment:40 Changed 11 years ago by payuta

Ukrainian language - started translation

Changed 11 years ago by marcelocoelho

Updated pt translation, although not final.

Changed 11 years ago by jose1711

updated Slovak translation

comment:41 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Updates to the Catalan, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Slovak, Swedish and Portuguese translations are merged to SVN. Thank you very much everyone!

jean-jacques, please note that your latest update has not been accepted because it doesn't merge cleanly with either of the VirtualBox versions (Qt3 and Qt4). Looks like a Qt3 translation file with some partial updates from the Qt4 sources. Note however that the Qt4 version of the French translation was updated by Sun people (Michael Thayer) and is ready for the 2.1 release. You may contact Michael if you have questions.

Changed 11 years ago by jose1711

Updated Slovak translation

comment:42 Changed 11 years ago by MegaGod

I'm working on Thai translation.

Changed 11 years ago by kedar1

Updated Czech translation for 2.1.x

Changed 11 years ago by jose1711

Updated Slovak translation

Changed 11 years ago by hron84

Updated to svn trunk, some translations added (934/1097)

comment:43 Changed 11 years ago by guoguy

Mr. Victor Wang, I found some flaws in your translation.

  1. Some words and phrases are not translated. Do you think they don't need to be translated or the translation is just incomplete. If it's the latter case, the progress should not be 100%. If the former, well, it's really a problem.
  2. Some translations are not appropriate. They are either lengthy or confusing.

Wang, I want to make further disscusion with you. So you can contact me(my email address is <removed>) or give me your email address if you are glad to.

Last edited 7 years ago by michael (previous) (diff)

Changed 11 years ago by serdar

VirtualBox Turkish translations updated against svn head.

comment:44 Changed 11 years ago by smart2128

Hi all, my name's Vincenzo and I'm a member of the KDE Italian translation team. I'm interested in maintaining the Italian translation. Ciro, the previous translator, agreed on the maintainership takeover.

comment:45 Changed 11 years ago by ozzii

This folder is not accessible anymore. Normal or not?  http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4/nls

So I can't check for the langage update.

comment:46 follow-up: ↓ 48 Changed 11 years ago by dmik

Thanks for the good question, ozzii. Here is the important update.

We discontinued the support of the Qt3 frontend a while back and now we removed the source code of this frontend located at src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox from the repository. After that, the src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4 directory was renamed to just src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox.

In other words, now the directory src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox contains the sources of the active Qt4 frontend. The NLS files you need to maintain are located in the  http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox/nls directory.

comment:47 Changed 11 years ago by Tipo874

It appears there is a problem with the Swedish translation. I get the following messages when I open Settings (Inställningar) if I have LC_MESSAGES=sv: --- Qt WARNING: QString::arg: Argument missing: du har tilldelat mindre än <b>1%</b> för grafikminnet vilket är den minsta mängd som krävs för att växla den virtuella maskinen till helskärmsläge eller sömlöst läge., 7 MB ---

comment:48 in reply to: ↑ 46 Changed 11 years ago by ozzii

Replying to dmik:

Thanks for the good question, ozzii. Here is the important update.

We discontinued the support of the Qt3 frontend a while back and now we removed the source code of this frontend located at src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox from the repository. After that, the src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4 directory was renamed to just src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox.

In other words, now the directory src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox contains the sources of the active Qt4 frontend. The NLS files you need to maintain are located in the  http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox/nls directory.

Thanks for the new link.

comment:49 Changed 11 years ago by hile

The Finnish (fi_FI) translation attached here by Ilkka Tuohela is published under the terms of the MIT license.

comment:50 Changed 11 years ago by smart2128

The Italian (it) translation attached here by Vincenzo Reale is published under the terms of the MIT license.

comment:51 Changed 11 years ago by kedar1

Hello, I would like to ask WHO is responsible for submitting translation to SVN? I've updated Czech translation for 2.1.x 31. 12. 2008!!! But this update NEVER appears in 2.1.x versions. Why? Whats wrong with this update? Right now there some untranslated strings specially in Wizard sections. So if a BFU starts to use VirtualBox and wants to help with Wizards, there are some English strings, WTF!? Thanks

Changed 11 years ago by Pau

Some fixes for the Catalan translation

comment:52 Changed 11 years ago by ozzii

Little question: Why when I download the Serbian ts files from the virtualbox servers a lot of sentences are "untranslated"? But the translation is complete!

comment:53 Changed 11 years ago by yeager

Please update the link in the first comment (history)  http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk/src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox4/nls/ does not exist anymore

comment:54 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

  • Owner changed from dmik to poetzsch
  • Status changed from assigned to new

comment:55 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

Merged the Slovak, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Turkish, Finnish, Catalan, Italian, Swedish translations to SVN.

kedar1: Sorry for the delay.

yeager: I can't edit comments. I will delete this one, cause all is described in the wiki.

hile: I have updated your changes, but please ask Jarno Kiuttu or Timo Jyrinki if this is ok, cause this two maintaining this language set.

fei: Please ask some of the former maintainer if it is ok to merge your changes. You have to release your changes also under the MIT license. See  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Translating for a description.

Thanks to all for your work. I will inform you about the upcoming release soon.

comment:56 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

ozzii: You file doesn't cleanly merged. So I couldn't import it to svn.

comment:57 Changed 11 years ago by TJ

poetzsch: hile's changes to the Finnish translation are ok both now and in the future.

Changed 11 years ago by ozzii

Corrected the error. Normaly now it's OK for merging.

comment:58 Changed 11 years ago by SirYes

Virtual Box haven't seen an update to Polish translation for a long time. Actually, last SVN log entry that mentions Polish translation is dated 2007-11-27.

If nobody objects, I will update this translation soon.

comment:59 Changed 11 years ago by poetzsch

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Re SirYes: Adrian Łubik or Dawid Wrobel is this ok for you? SirYes please see  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Translating for how it works. You have to release your work under MIT.

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