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Re: Translation question

From: Lübbe Onken <luebbe.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 09:29:43 +0100

Hi Stefan²,

thanks for the clarification. I'll install a nightly and check how it
"feels" in english and German. The problem with these particles is that
they may match a string used in a different context, like *a "copy"* and
*to "copy"*. "copy" will then be extracted only once into the
translation template, but must, at least in German, be translated
differently. We had that problem before and Stefan^1 has changed the
particles into complete phrases. In the previous case, the grammar was
messed up completely too, because the verb was inserted in the wrong
location after the translation. This is not the case now.

It's an elegant programmers solution to use particles. I'm tempted to do
it too, but since I translate a lot as well, I know it can become a
nightmare and avoid it.

Cheers
- Lübbe

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