From: Andrew Dunbar (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Apr 30 2002 - 03:02:13 EDT
--- Christian Biesinger <email@example.com> wrote: >
On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 04:35:51AM +0100, Andrew
> Dunbar wrote:
> > --- Karl Ove Hufthammer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> wrote: >
> > Dom Lachowicz <email@example.com> wrote in
> > > Some strings probably *need* to be duplicated.
> > > thinking of
> > > strings which are identical in English, but not
> > > the target
> > > language. [...]
> > I was always suspicious that gettext did this. Is
> > there a way around it?
> Well... you can use "Forward1" or whatever as the
> english string and
> provide an english .po file as well... but that's a
> bit of a hack.
This is hideous. I can't support gettext in AbiWord
if this is the best solution.
> > Also we need to fix the
> > problem where multiple %s need to be in a
> > order between English and the localized language.
> > Will gettext help with this?
> Sure. (Though this might actually be a feature of
> Just use "foo %2$s bar %1$s" as the msgstr.
I seem to recall a discussion here a while ago that
this doesn't work now. Maybe it's a feature of
gettext that is a plus over what we have now - anybody
remember better what the current situation is?
> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
> little temporary
> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
> Benjamin Franklin
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