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Re: [bug-mailutils] i18n issue

From: Jordi Mallach
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] i18n issue
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 17:20:58 +0200
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On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 05:32:42PM +0300, Sergey Poznyakoff wrote:
> It's a pre-release. I have announced it to TP in order to give the
> translators some time to update their localizations before the
> release of 0.5. I'm going to release it next week. 


> > This kind of string concatenation will work for me and English, but
> > surely won't be valid for other languages with more complex sentence
> > constructs.
> Yes, that's a week point, but it is hard to cope with (see below).
> However, as far as I can tell, this will work for romance, germanic
> and slavic languages. This suits Chinese as well. It may create some
> problems with Japanese, but for this case I have provided a
> "pseudo-translation" point (see frm.c:565). 

Yeah. I thought the final sentence was just
"Folder contains %lu new message", not all the full list of new, old and
so on mails.

> "Folder contains %lu new message, %lu unread message, %lu read message"

In this case, yeah, I'm afraid what you did is the best way to handle it
for now.

Sorry :)


PS: hmm, have you checked the uptodateness of POTFILES.in? Lots of
things have changed lately, I guess.
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