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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Updating dem listings for Brazil

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Updating dem listings for Brazil
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 12:34:52 +0100
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On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:54:58PM +0000, Jim Busser wrote:

> > no need to JOIN, simply pass whatever you want to translate:
> > 
> >   select _('string to translate', 'target language')
> > 
> > this is an SQL function provided by GNUmed
> I can understand how this works *forward* provided you have a 'starting' 
> (base) value
>       select _('parent', 'de_DE') ;          --->       Elternteil


        select _('Corumba', 'pt_BR');   --->    Corumbá


> Moreover I can't see that the above lends itself to be run
> backwards to provide the desired base value 'foo' which
> translates to Corumbá
>       select _('foo', 'pt_') ;          --->       Corumbá

Unless there's a value "Corumbá" in i18n.keys which
translates to "Corumba" :-)  (not that I suggest doing so
ATM - I don't still fully understand the problem).

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