[Evolution-hackers] Re: [gene-pool] String freeze breaks in Evolution parts

fre 2004-09-17 klockan 11.36 skrev Danilo Šegan:
> So, I went to the trouble of actually checking what was approved, and
> I didn't find anything except for "translator-credits", which was
> already in.

True. This is the only Evolution string freeze break that has been
approved so far IIRC.

> > The second, Danilo, is that we didn't realized this requirement until
> > after we'd committed a few string change for 2.0.1.  Two of the string
> > changes add accelerators, if this is an issue we can revert that.
> Well, it's not for me to decide.  This, like every other string change
> during string-freeze, needs to be weighted in terms of what it
> improves, and is it worth the trouble of 50+ translators who'd have
> to update their translations?  FWIW (and it ain't much), my opinion
> is that these are not important enough.  Unless we hear from a11y
> folks, of course.

I'd really like to see the patches that did this before giving any
retroactive string freeze approval. Are there any relevant bug reports
or patch numbers for these changes?

> > The third string is a work around for the fact that GtkFileChooser can only
> > chooser a directory or a file, unlike GtkFileSel which could do both at
> > the same time.
> Seems to be http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=64974
> There's already another message in Evolution which might be used
> instead of "Select individual file":
> #: shell/e-shell-importer.c:643
> msgid "Select a file"
> If this message seems suitable, it would be way easier for
> translators if you used this string instead, so they don't have to
> update their translations at all.

I'd like to second Danilo's suggestion. If changing the new string in
this patch to the already existing "Select a file" string would be
possible, the patch would need no string freeze approval at all, since
all existing translations would automatically be reused. It would
technically from the translator POV not be considered as a new string at


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