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Re: .po file changes and 1.1

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-07-07 19:36:34 CEST

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:

>On Tue, 6 Jul 2004, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>
>
>>### .po files: Can we push translators to finish the remaining
>> untranslated strings? I suggest that Eric run his 'reminder'
>> script every day for the rest of the week. :-)
>>
>>
>>
>I'm not sure if his back yet, though.
>
>
>
>>### As usual, even after we freeze, there are low-risk things we're
>> allowed to fix in the 1.1 branch without voting (as described in
>> HACKING stabilization section):
>>
>> - ? do we need to vote on .po patches after freezing?
>>
>>
>>
>We at least need to ensure that all formatting strings are correct with
>the -c option on GNU msgfmt. Apart from that, I think .po changes are low
>risk and should be allowed during the stabilization period. But we should
>avoid last-minute changes to translatable strings if we want nearly
>complete translations.
>
>
I just remembered that the APR printf variants, and also the standard
printf functions on Windows, for example, don't support positional
arguments in the format strings. This could be a major showstopper for
adding translations to 1.1.

-- Brane

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