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Re: [PATCH] Describe l10n in HACKING

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-04-19 19:30:38 CEST

> "Erik Huelsmann" <e.huelsmann@gmx.net> writes:
> > The patch below describes localizing Subversion (from a coders point of
> > view). Any comments? (Apart from the fact that we need a document to
> > describe the translators POV.)
> This looks good, and clarified a lot (for me, anyway). There are one
> or two slightly odd grammars, but we can just fix those up after
> commit. They don't impede understanding.

Ok. Could you correct them? I couldn't find them :-) Also while at it, you
might want to add a sentence stressing the fact that the result from both
_() and (d)gettext() is UTF-8 encoded, even if the input sentence is pure
ascii, since we will be binding the UTF-8 encoding to the subversion domain.

> The patch got wrapped by your mailer, by the way, though of course it
> was still reviewable.

I know. My "mailer" does not go by very high standards.

> Oh, also, if you put two spaces after the
> period at the end of a sentence, you'll be consistent with the rest of
> the documentation, and certain editors' sentence-motion commands will
> work. But it's your call; I don't want to add Yet Another Guideline
> to this project :-).


Committed in r9426.



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