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Re: [PATCH] Make a string localizable

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-04-01 19:47:29 CEST

"Brian W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@collab.net> writes:

> On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 16:24 +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
>> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> > Here's an idea:
>> >
>> > Lock Comment (%i line(s)):
>>
>> Eww. I've seen that notation for years, and I still find it horribly ugly.
>> I'd prefer "(%i lines)" and just accept that when the number is 1 the resulting
>> "(1 lines)" is less than perfect English.
>
> I hate to see either
>
> 1 lines
>
> or
>
> 1 line(s)

These things are not complete sentences, so how about

    Lock Comment (lines: %i)

-- 
Philip Martin
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