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Re: debconf and substitution of non-translated text

On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 11:41:11AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> For instance, in French, translating this:

> The configuration of ${pkg} will be changed

> Becomes:

> La configuration de ${pkg} sera modifiée.

> If pkg=mysql, this becomes:

> La configuration de mysql sera modifiée.

> But, if pkg=apache, this becomes:

> La configuration de apache sera modifiée.

> While it should be:

> La configuration d'apache sera modifiée.

Which can probably be worked around as

  La configuration du paquet «${pkg}» sera modifiée.

or a similar construction, no?

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