Quoting Paul Gevers (firstname.lastname@example.org): > Hi, > > During the review of the debconf templates for dbconfig-common, we > introduced several paragraphs which had lists. We used the format to > indent the lists, such that debconf will not word-wrap the resulting > paragraphs. However, now that I am receiving the translations, I am > wondering what to do with some not so nicely wrapped ones. Three > questions come to mind: > 1) What happens if the translation at first is not wrapped (I guess the > line will only be displayed for as much space there is in the display)? > 2) What is the recommended maximum width for the pre-wrapped paragraphs? > 3) Some paragraphs contain a replacement, so we don't know yet how long > the line will be. Was that less smart to do? All this is tricky..:-) 1) the best is asking the translator to notice the wrapping and do his|her best to do it properly. 2) I'd say 72 characters 3) very tricky. Guess the maximum size and leave as much space as possible?
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