[Bug 121330] Changed - All list type default values in schemas are stripped in intltool-merge
Tue, 4 Nov 2003 15:18:16 -0500 (EST)
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Changed by firstname.lastname@example.org.
--- shadow/121330 Sat Nov 1 19:39:49 2003
+++ shadow/121330.tmp.30577 Tue Nov 4 15:18:16 2003
@@ -47,6 +47,21 @@
------- Additional Comments From email@example.com 2003-11-01 19:39 -------
Any ideas on this one? I can't see the point of just removing all list
defaults... is the fix to simple remove that line? Seems to work at a
very quick glance, but my perl/intltool knowledge is very limited.
+------- Additional Comments From firstname.lastname@example.org 2003-11-04 15:18 -------
+It seems to me that <tag>[.....]</tag> notation was supposedly to add
+into intltool for specifying comments in the old days, so that
+translators would know what's going on (e.g. telling translators not
+to translate numbers into localized versions). Yet this usage is not
+widely known. Actually I haven't seen any schemas using it as comment...
+However, later it was decided widely to use [....] as a notation for
+list values, but the change is not adopted accordingly in intltool.
+The above was just my guess anyway. Kenneth may know the ins and outs
+of this problem.