Changes between Version 119 and Version 120 of Event/2011/GCI


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12/14/11 10:11:00 (10 years ago)
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Pat Tressel
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    357357  {{{T("The item %(item)s is not available in %(place)s.") % {"item": item, "place": location.name}}}}[[br]]
    358358  This is better because the word order is not the same in all languages -- in the second form, the translator can move where the variables are inserted.
    359 * Avoid non keyboard characters (Excel doesn't handle these when it is used to manage translations)
    360 * The use of consistent language, eg. Don't use different strings that say/mean the same thing.
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    362 You will need to download a working branch of Sahana Eden code for this task and push the changes you make to your own branch on launchpad.
     359* Avoid non-keyboard, non-English characters.
     360 * The strings in {{{T( )}}} are keys that are used to look up translated strings. By convention, the key strings are in English.
     361 * Excel doesn't handle non-English characters well when it is used to manage translations.
     362* Make sure wording / terminology is consistent -- don't use different strings that mean the same thing, e.g. if there is {{{T("My name is")}}} in one place, don't use {{{T("I am called")}}} somewhere else.
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     364You will need to download a working branch of Sahana Eden code for this task and push the changes you make to your own branch on Launchpad.
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