Re: Broken Debian-Installer is.po file
On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 10:06:40PM +0100, Jens Seidel wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 08:40:28PM +0000, David Geirsson wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 06:46:02PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > > Quoting Jens Seidel (email@example.com):
> > > > I noticed that there is something wrong with packages/po/is.po in d-i
> > > > subversion archive.
> > Fixed. msgfmt gives no errors now. Truth be told I just msgcat'ed the
> > files together and committed without even checking the file. I'll
> > remember to look out next time.
> Ah thanks, it looks much better now. Nevertheless there is another minor
> issue with this file: The quotation ,,exit" is often used and I doubt this
> is wanted.
> I assume you want to use German quotes (,,...''), right? It's very ugly
> to use two bytes (,,) to approximate the left quotation sign. I suggest
> to replace it with the proper UTF-8 character (the program gucharmap may
> help you to find and insert this character).
> One reason for this could be the following: Someone converted a proper
> UTF-8 encoded file to latin1 (msgcat does it when requested) which may
> use such funny replacements. A convertion later to UTF-8 doesn't revert
Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look into that soon (would prefer to just
bind a key-combo for this glyph, as standard Icelandic quotation marks
are of the ,,'' variety. Can this be done easily?).
David Steinn Geirsson