[Sugar-devel] [Analyze]: what is translatable in "<Buddy %(path)s>. ..."
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Sep 18 15:50:52 EDT 2011
IMHO this is a bug. Log file entries should not be translated. How would the developer make sense of a log file incomprehensible to him?
- Bert -
On 17.09.2011, at 16:05, Chris Leonard wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 6:04 PM, samy boutayeb <s.boutayeb at free.fr> wrote:
>> Hi again,
>> In the activity Analyze, I wanted to localize a few mixed strings, where
>> it is difficult to decide where is the translatable text and the
>> untranslatable variable.
>> For instance, in :
>> Calling <Buddy %s>.GetJoinedActivities()
>> or in :
>> <Buddy %(path)s>.GetProperties() -> %(props)r
>> My guess is that in  one should translate "Calling" and "Buddy", and
>> in , one should only translate "Buddy".
>> could someone confirm what is translatable in those strings?
> The context in code is fairly easy to look up in git by using the
> location string as a reference can often shed some light on strings
> like this:
> From the location string:
> Calling <Buddy %s>.GetJoinedActivities()
> <Buddy %(path)s>.GetProperties() -> %(props)r
> I'm not really a Python programmer, but I think your interpretation is
> correct from the overall context surrounding those lines, take a look
> and judge for yourself.
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