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From: Jeff King <>
To: Alex Henrie <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gc: don't translate literal commands
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 15:07:10 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 11:07:25PM -0600, Alex Henrie wrote:

> These commands have no placeholders to be translated.

I think this is the right thing to do, but your commit message made me
pause for a second. When you say "placeholders", I think you mean %s,
etc. And yes there aren't any here, but that is not the reason not to
translate. The reason not to translate is that the strings are commands
which are given to a machine.

So maybe something like:

  There are no human-readable parts of these strings; the command you
  type is still "git maintenance" even in other languages.

Regardless, the patch looks good to me. Thanks for catching it.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-09-20 19:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-20  5:07 [PATCH] gc: don't translate literal commands Alex Henrie
2022-09-20 19:07 ` Jeff King [this message]
2022-09-20 19:43   ` Alex Henrie
2022-09-20 19:55     ` Jeff King
2022-09-21 17:35   ` Junio C Hamano

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