[Sugar-devel] [PATCH 2/5] sl#2815: Localization fixes.
simon at schampijer.de
Thu Feb 9 02:51:48 EST 2012
On 01/23/2012 05:46 PM, Sascha Silbe wrote:
> Excerpts from Ajay Garg's message of 2012-01-20 21:39:36 +0100:
>> Just one more question, can the "TRANS" label string span multiple lines?
>> That is, is something like ::
>> # TRANS: first line text
>> # second line text
>> # third line text
> As the gettext documentation is rather sparse on this, I just gave it a
> try within the sugar package. Results:
> 1. We don't require the TRANS: prefix, so any comment will be included.
> We can require the TRANS: prefix by adding "--add-comments=TRANS" to
> XGETTEXT_OPTIONS in po/Makevars.
> So far, only a single developer comment (that could potentially
> confuse translators) has slipped into sugar.pot. All comments
> directed at translators are properly marked as TRANS:, so we could
> make this change now without any negative impact.
> 2. Multi-line comments are correctly handled (i.e. included in full)
> both with and without requiring the TRANS: prefix.
I pushed that one with the wording suggested by Chris and an adjusted
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