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Re: Plurals in translations was Re: [STRAW POLL] Help on i18n translations?

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-04-02 11:41:41 CEST

On 2004-04-01 16:21:09 -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> There are already many places where the code thecks if a number is !=1
> and decides weather to use a plural form or not.

In French, this would be incorrect as the condition is >= 1
(i.e. 0 -> singular). There was a problem like that in another
project (ROX) and the source (and English messages) had to be
changed so that it could be translatable into French.

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