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Re: Gettext real issues

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-04-03 00:49:17 CEST

On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 10:46:57PM +0200, Branko ??ibej wrote:
> Note that if we /do/ have to send numbers, we can't simply convert them
> to strings on the server -- numbers are represented differently in
> several languages.

I can think of a few examples of this (none of which I think are
relevent to subversion):

* Punctuation: 1,300.25 vs 1.300,25

* Spelling of the word e.g two vs dos

Are there really any cases where we're using puncutation or
programatically converting a symbolic number to a lexical number? Is
there any realistic cases where we would want to start doing this in the

Is there anything I'm missing?

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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