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Re: [opensuse-translation] Strings for webyast are obsolete - again
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On 2012-06-12 08:55, Karl Eichwalder wrote:
Alexander Melentyev <minton@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

I see you did the merge (thanks), started working on the translation.


I noticed a very bad string in "webyast-base.es.po". Look, first there is
this string:

msgid "You will be logged off in"

and later this one:

msgid "seconds due to session timeout. "



This will break in some languages where the position of the numeral has
to be changed! It should be one string:

msgid "You will be logged off in %i seconds due to session timeout."

Further, it would need to have a plural form, too...

This is a conceptual problem... The webyast group is not aware of
translation procedures, they don't have an established channel to send
and receive translations, and on top don't have the concept for how to
produce proper messages for adequate translation to many languages clear

This is discouraging. :-(


Do we need a translation tutorial for developers, maintainers, packagers
and translators? Review the procedures as S. Kulow has started for the
whole of factory, perhaps?


I'm sorry, perhaps I'm completely wrong. Maybe I'm pissed because
burglars entered my house (no kidding) and I'm barking here.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4 x86_64 "Celadon" at Telcontar)
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