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Re: Bug#53981: language-chooser

Michael Sobolev wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2000 at 12:10:47AM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > > We do not expect to have different number of strings.  This is by design.
> > > Look, we have a set of .c files in utilities/dbootstrap directory.  We build
> > > utilities/dbootstrap/po/dbootstrap.pot file (which is the source for C.po)
> > > file.  Now it's easy to update all translations.  Yes, the resulted translation
>            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > may have certain items marked as "fuzzy", and certain items just are not
>     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > translated.  BUT the number of messages is exactly the same.  And all these
>     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > .trm files are generated at once.  I believe we are not going to separately
> > > supply trose .trm files, which simplifies the situation a lot.
> > 
> > From my experience I have to object.  Otherwise my compiled programs
> > shouldn't have segfaulted.  Please count the translations in the .po
> > files.
> Please re-read what I wrote.

I read it.

I don't trust ourselves that much that we don't forget something like updating
everything, thus I want to have some safety mechanism implemented.

> In other words, every time  we update dbootstrap.pot file, all translations
> MUST be updated to have the same number of translations.

Apparently that's not the case at the moment.  So why should we
depend on it?



Let's call it an accidental feature.  --Larry Wall

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