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italian translation bug

From: Lapo Luchini <lapo.luchini_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-15 16:41:52 CET

Is the following sentence *meant* to be pretty much informal?

svn: '/usr/home/lapo/...' รจ fra i piedi della risorsa attualmente sotto
controllo di versione

"essere tra i piedi" is pretty much like "it is hanging around me and
bugging me with its mere presence"... I mean: it's not something you
could say to your boss... it seems a bit too "strong" for a program like

Problem is, there is not a "perfect" translation of the concept, you
must explain it with more words.

Personally I would translate using something like "occupare il posto di
*", which means something like "to use the place meant for *".


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