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From: Jean-Noël AVILA <jn.avila@free.fr>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: Martin Ågren <martin.agren@gmail.com>, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>, Philip Oakley <philipoakley@iee.org>, Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>, Jiang Xin <worldhello.net@gmail.com>, Alexander Shopov <ash@kambanaria.org>, Jordi Mas <jmas@softcatala.org>, Ralf Thielow <ralf.thielow@gmail.com>, Christopher Díaz  <christopher.diaz.riv@gmail.com>, Marco Paolone <marcopaolone@gmail.com>, Changwoo Ryu <cwryu@debian.org>, Vasco Almeida <vascomalmeida@sapo.pt>, Dimitriy Ryazantcev <DJm00n@mail.ru>, Peter Krefting <peter@softwolves.pp.se>, Trần Ngọc Quân <vnwildman@gmail.com>, Jacques Viviers <jacques.viviers@gmail.com>, m4sk1n <m4sk1n@o2.pl>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] submodule: avoid sentence-lego in translated string
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:11:42 +0200
Message-ID: <7894534.MaGmRTisnX@cayenne> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAGZ79ka7xo96MHaAUbkDuFjWMQaaD4j2UrRndcinAg6uzaP6Kw@mail.gmail.com>

On Monday, 9 October 2017, 09:47:26 CEST Stefan Beller wrote:

> I always assumed that translators are aware of these issues and sort of
> work around this somehow, maybe like this:
> 
>   "submodule entry '%s' (%s) is not a commit. It is of type %s"

Translators can be aware of the issue if the coder commented the 
internationalization string with some possible candidates for the placeholders 
when it is not clear unless you check in the source code. Much effort was 
poured into translating the technical terms in other parts of Git; it seems 
awkward to just step back in this occurence.


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Thread overview: 13+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-10-08  7:38 [L10N] Kickoff of translation for Git 2.15.0 round 1 Jiang Xin
2017-10-08  8:48 ` [PATCH] submodule: avoid sentence-lego in translated string Martin Ågren
2017-10-08  9:32   ` Philip Oakley
2017-10-08 10:26     ` Martin Ågren
2017-10-09  0:51     ` brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:30       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-09  4:14         ` Martin Ågren
2017-10-09 16:47           ` Stefan Beller
2017-10-09 21:11             ` Jean-Noël AVILA [this message]
2017-10-10  1:26               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-10  2:35                 ` Changwoo Ryu
2017-10-10 18:14                   ` Martin Ågren
2017-10-08 12:18 ` [PATCH] i18n: add a missing space in message Jean-Noel Avila

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