[Aptitude-devel] Unsplit strings in the main help message

Daniel Burrows dburrows at debian.org
Sun Apr 13 14:17:31 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 11:27:40AM +0200, Jens Seidel <jensseidel at users.sf.net> was heard to say:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 07:53:14AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > As Deng Xiyue pointed, splitting strings in the help message is very
> > confusing for translators.
> > 
> > It is indeed very good that each option of aptitude's help message has
> > its own string but splitting long ones in several strings is much more
> > annoying.
> > 
> > I propose the attached patch. It might need to be rewritten for
> > readability, which explains why I did not commit it. I'm not expert
> > enough with C syntax to make this nicer..:-)
> thanks, I committed a slightly different patch which ensures that the
> text is properly wrapped in source and PO files.

  Looks reasonable.


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