[Xfce-i18n] Possible to translate devel branch of xfce4-panel

Nick Schermer nickschermer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 12:29:50 CET 2010

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Jari Rahkonen
<jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> On 17.02.2010 00:53, Nick Schermer wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 8:17 PM, Jari Rahkonen
>> <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> There's a string that cannot be translated to Finnish and probably other
>>> languages:
>>> #: ../plugins/clock/clock-fuzzy.c:90
>>> #, c-format
>>> msgid "half past %s"
>>> The proper way to say "half past five" in Finnish is "puoli kuusi",
>>> which translates literally to "half six". Can you think of a way to make
>>> this work?
>> Yes I think i can make this work with a custom c-format, where you can
>> choose between %0 (hour name) and %1 (hour+1 name). The english
>> version would be "half past %0" yours "half %1". Will fix that
>> tomorrow.
>> Nick
> Thanks. Seems like a great solution.

Ok fixed. There is also a singular version (with the "one" msgctxt)
for the strings, some languages require this (Spanish for example).
Other languages should just copy the strings if there is no


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