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Firefox bug: browser doesn't wrap text lines in DDTSS textarea


recent versions of Firefox are affected by an annoying bug [1] which prevents text
lines being correctly wrapped in textarea. DDTSS uses textarea to write translations
but unfortunately these translation lines are not automatically hardwrapped on
submitting and a long line is sent to DDTP database.
Firefox developers appear having little motivations to solve this problem.

As workaround you should wrap text manually by pressing [ENTER] at the and of each
line to prevent long lines in package descriptions.
I've not tested this misbehaviour for different browsers than Firefox, but I
suspect this issue affects all Gecko-related browsers. Please give feedback on this
for the sake of translators.

You can retrieve lines longer than 85 characters with the command:

  grep -E '^ .{85,}$' Translation-LANG

where LANG is the language (it, pt, pl..) which you are interested in [2].

Please note that this issue affects "apt-cache show package" and other tools
displaying package descriptions.

Kind Regards.

[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1568313
[2] http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/main/i18n/

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