Re: Repeated headers removable?
Quoting Clytie Siddall (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Hi guys :)
> In my recent reviews of my D-I files, particularly the Level 1 file,
> I've noticed that when original strings have been updated, often the
> header has been repeated above the original header. This has
> resulted, in several places in the file, in very long string headers.
> I haven't altered anything, because I think these headers have been
> inserted with the original string, but they are a nuisance while
> navigating the file, and an absolute pain when they get into my
> Is it OK to remove all but one of such headers?
Yes. At least for those of example 1 and 2 you gave.
The extra "headers" (better say comments, imho) are there because they
don't have a dot after the "#" character.
This is because someone once used a broken PO file editor, which
removes these dots. Then, during the l10n-sync process, the comments
are re-added at some moment.
So you can remove the comments which begin with "#" without a dot.
> # Type: text
^ missing dot
> #. Type: text
> Example 2.
Missing dots as well
> Example 3.
This is different. Here the extra comments are here because the
relevant string appears at different places in D-I packages. This is a
result of msgcat several POT files in one. Nothing that I can really