Re: The use of positional arguments in translations
- From: b greiner t-online de (Benjamin Greiner)
- To: Gnome I18N List <gnome-i18n gnome org>
- Subject: Re: The use of positional arguments in translations
- Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 13:27:41 +0100
On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 07:02:54PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> I doubt that you'll see this fixed in 2.0 (if ever). Positional
> arguments are very difficult get right and I doubt anyone wants to
> code such a beast.
Operating system kernels are difficult to get right as well. The point
of coding a cross-platform utility library is not making some systems
work faultly because getting things done right is too hard.
I also understand that glibc somehow got it right (at least on some
systems). Why not use their code as a start?
<bg>, getting off-topic
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