[Xfce-i18n] Warning: many xfce .po files have been corrupted on Transifex.com
genghiskhan at gmx.ca
Fri Sep 20 20:33:53 CEST 2013
On Thu, 19 Sep 2013 04:04:21 -0700
Dimitris Glezos <glezos at transifex.com> wrote:
> Do people still open PO files in text editors?
Yes, but only in case there are issues or when I need to search for the
file of a certain string.
On usual basis, I use software like Qt Linguist or Poedit, which, of
course, much easier and are useful to avoid corrupting files by
accidentally erasing characters like " or <.
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 4:01 AM, Pjotr Vertaalt
> <pjotrvertaalt at gmail.com>wrote:
> > Well, it's simply easier to read in a text editor, when the layout
> > of the msgid is exactly the same as the layout of the msgstr.
> > Especially when \n has been used a lot....
> > 2013/9/19 Kevin Brubeck Unhammer <unhammer at fsfe.org>
> >> Dimitris Glezos <glezos at transifex.com> writes:
> >> > It's better to save a string in that form, no reason to split a
> >> > string if the splitting isn't doing anything.
> >> >
> >> > Unless I misunderstood something, I'm not seeing why Gedit would
> >> > make it harder to translate a string like that. If it does,
> >> > maybe a bug report on Gedit would be a good idea..
> >> The reason to split is to keep lines short and readable,
> >> especially for people with small screens (less of an argument now
> >> than back when the gettext format was first created, I guess). I
> >> believe many offline po editors do this splitting.
> >> --
> >> Kevin Brubeck Unhammer
> >> Sent from my emacs
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