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Re: [Proposed] Split very long messages by paragraph for easy translate

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2011 06:13:20 -0800

On Sat, 2011-02-05, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> It might be more complext to generate and store multiple strings.
> But if this helps translators I think we should do it.
> We must find a nice way of splitting up help texts large help
> texts like this put too much burden on translators.

Looking at this concern from the outside, I have a question. Do any of
the commonly available translation tools do a good job of assisting with
translating long strings? I would expect that merely showing a diff of
the old and new English strings would be enough assistance in most
cases. I can see how using a simple tool that doesn't even show a diff
would make the job very difficult.

- Julian
Received on 2011-02-05 15:14:16 CET

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