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Re: TRANSLATING: HACKING for translators?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-03 12:33:17 CEST

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:

>Also, somewhere in this file or HACKING, I'd like to inform developers of
>the badness of constructing sentences by code, for example the string:
>Error '%s' for '%s'
>where the first part is an action, i.e. "restoring props". We also have
>some cases in the command line client. These might be hard to translate
>into other languages, so it is better to have the complete strings if
>possible. I plan to fix those cases if no one gets to it before me:-), but
>still I think this is good advice for this file.
Right. Although rather than duplicating these suggestions here, I'd add
a link from HACKING to the relevant parts of the gettext manual, which
contains quite a lot of developer-centric material.

- Brane

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