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Re: [Pkg-ia32-libs-maintainers] Please consider interacting with translators when introducing/modifying new debconf templates

Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> writes:

> Quoting Goswin von Brederlow (goswin-v-b@web.de):
>> Lets get this package setteled first. I have no idea if it will have
>> the same question text or even same debconf templates in a month or
>> two.
> In such case, I'd suggest to avoid marking the debconf templates for
> translation when introducing them...but, anyway, now it's done.... so,

How did I do that? By running po-debconf or by using _? Lintian told
me to do that.

> wouldn't it be good to "fix" the templates for the few very obvious
> things we could:
> - avoid interrogative form in synopsis for ia32-apt-get/allowed-packages
> - shorten the enumeration in that template to avoid multi-paragraph
>   that wastes space

Suggestions what to remove?

> - fix a few typography problems such as space before ellipsis and the
> like
> - drop possessive form ("your <foo> file")


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