[Gtranslator-devel] Re: gtranslator change (important)

On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 09:49:32PM +0100, Fatih Demir wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-03-17 at 21:43, Keld Jørn Simonsen wrote:
>     What do you use middle dot for? You should not use middle dot as a special
>     character, it is a a letter-like symbol.
> We use it to indicate free space -- instead of " " you see "·" (or "^"
> or it's translations if the display of the middle dot "·" is not desired
> at all by the translator for his/her locale). We use it as a special
> character in a letter-like situation. Hmm :-)

· is something that you use in the Spanish language Catalan, it is
used to indicate a prolonged consonant as far as I know. 
You should not use it to indicate a space. Only Microsoft does
such uninformed things:-)


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