Re: Short note to programmers
- From: Karl Eichwalder <ke suse de>
- To: Tori Andraz <Andraz Tori1 guest arnes si>
- Cc: gnome-i18n gnome org
- Subject: Re: Short note to programmers
- Date: 13 Aug 2000 16:10:03 +0200
Tori Andraz <Andraz.Tori1@guest.arnes.si> writes:
> > If you'd like to see things improved you've to post detailed reports to
> > the Bug Tracking System. Or post the messages here and hope somebody
> > will dare to check in these fixes.
> Hmm yes... why wouldn't translators take care of checking in that kind
> of fixes?
It depends. Since I'm not a native speaker I only fix obvious things
(and I do it only if I know or believe the package maintainer doesn't
mind those checkins).
> Just remember, how many different messages that say that file cannot
> be opened have you translated? ...
A library should provide this basic tings -- not libc but an
userfriendly gnome library. Message coming directly from libc are too
sparse. In the long run we should make it a habit to display complete
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