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Re: Emacs i18n

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: Emacs i18n
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:31:12 +0900

> On Mar 25, 2019, at 6:55, Juri Linkov <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>>> Let's use ngettext plurals from now on.
>>>> I don't think I understand the practical implications of that.  Could
>>>> you please elaborate?
>>> This means replacing
>>>  (message "Packages to install: %d" n)
>>> with
>>>  (message (ngettext "One package will be installed"
>>>                     "%d packages will be installed" n) n)
>> But since we don't yet have ngettext, we cannot yet use this
>> paradigm.  I thought by "from now on" you literally meant from now;
>> did I misunderstand?
> Yes, literally.  After the patch from
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2019-03/msg00586.html
> is pushed to master, ngettext is available to use for pluralization.

Why put the patch in subr.el and not in its own i18n related new package ?

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

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