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[bug#28423] gnu: Add imb-openmpi.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#28423] gnu: Add imb-openmpi.
Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:51:58 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

Dave Love <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>> You didn’t ask though, did you?  ;-)
> I thought I had, twice.  Oh, well, sorry!
>>> of the doc string rules for translation, and why they seem to be
>>> different from what gettext say in terms of placeholders in format
>>> strings.  I think that needs documenting anyhow.
>> In po/packages/Makevars, we define only two keywords for translatable
>> strings: ‘synopsis’ and ‘description’.  Thus, xgettext will extract this
>> string:
>>   (synopsis "This is translatable")
>> but it will not extract this:
>>   (synopsis (string-append "This is " "not translatable"))
> The question would have been why
>   (format-string #f ("Package variant ~a is not translatable" x))

Strings are not applicable.  You probably meant:

  (G_ "Foo ~a bar")

> when the sprintf equivalent would be, as I understand what the gettext
> doc says.

In the example above, if we define ‘G_’ as an xgettext keyword in
‘Makevars’, the string is indeed extracted.  But that’s not what was
happening here.



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