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Re: Bug#698869: dpkg-shlibdeps "useless dependency" message is mistranslated in ru

On Fri, 2013-01-25 at 06:55:15 +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Guillem Jover (guillem@debian.org):
> > That's what the format parameter index are for, here it would be a
> > matter of using "... %2$s ... %1$s ...", I can commit that. Or am I
> > missunderstanding the issue here?
> Oh, sounds like I learned something this time..:-)
> I'm not sure that many translators know about format parameter
> indexes, indeed.

This and other stuff should be well documented in the gettext
documentation, it's a good read. For this specific case something

  $ info gettext.info c-format

would be useful (note that «info gettext» will bring up the glibc docs
instead). From there another tip would be using the I format directive
if one does not care much about non-GNU systems).

In any case perhaps you might want to blog about this so that other
people get aware of these things?


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