[Xfce-i18n] order switching in translation
mmassonnet at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 16:57:14 CET 2008
Le Mon, 10 Nov 2008 16:56:16 +0100,
Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Le Mon, 10 Nov 2008 17:20:20 +0200,
> Samed Beyribey <ras0ir at eventualis.org> a écrit :
> > Hello,
> > I've a question about order switching.
> > I've followed the wiki, however i couldnt find anything related to
> > the order switching.
> > for example,
> > "%s/%s space left on %s (%s)" (from xfce4-fsguard-plugin)
> > the first %s/%s means free "space left" and the second %s (%s) means
> > the "device" as i see in the example.
> > So, if i want to start sentence with describing the device, what
> > should i do?
> > Regards,
> > Samed.
> The chinese translation reverses the order for what I remember. The
> Daichi's guidance is indeed missing the point for order switching.
> Here is a quick example:
> msgid "%s/%s space left on %s (%s)"
> If you prefer to specify the drive first for your translation:
> msgstr "The device $3%s ($4%s) has $1%s/$2%s space left"
> You append the %<format> with a $<position>.
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