Re: Plurals and ngettext

On Sat, 2003-02-22 at 22:04, Sander Vesik wrote:
> Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 07:09:28PM +0100, Christian Rose wrote:
> > 
> >>I just wrote a short piece of text on the problems of plurals:
> >>
> >>As mentioned there, GNU gettext since version 0.10.38 includes a
> >>function called ngettext for solving these problems with plurals. It
> >>would be nice to be able to use that in future versions of GNOME, so
> >>that we can get plurals right.
> >>
> >>However, as this is a GNU extension, I'm unsure what the level of
> >>support there is in other gettext implementations, so it looks like a
> >>portability problem. Opinions?
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > Whoa, lots of bugs filed and people are making ngettext() changes, yet
> > as far as I see the portability problem has not been addressed at all.
> > We need a plan there before people start adding ngettext() calls. 
> > 
> Actually, yes, it was. You just aren't subscribed to the i18n list where 
> this happened.

Um... shouldn't a portability question be addressed on desktop-devel, a
hacking list _with hackers subscribed to it_, rather than a translation

Andrew Sobala <aes gnome org>

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