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Re: Gettext real issues

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-03 02:00:18 CEST

Ben Reser wrote:

>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?
There's at least one modern language I'm aware of that does not use the
digits 0-9 (Unicode U+0030 U+0039) to to represent numbers.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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