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Re: Emacs i18n

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: Emacs i18n
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:56:45 +0900

> On Mar 22, 2019, at 6:34, Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 2019-03-21 17:21, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
>>> On Mar 22, 2019, at 6:03, Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> but the original author had actually writen the code to get the English 
>>> plurals right in most cases.
>> Yes, but the issue is not to have "most cases right" but rather to have 
>> readable strings in the code.
> But is that worth the loss in readability in the UI?

That's a subjective issue. I think the strings are more readable now and there 
are potentially less grammatical mistakes (I am not talking about the "Number 
of" part you mentioned). While before it was easy to not notice a bug in the 
code. I think that is a net gain.

Jean-Christophe Helary
http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune

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