[sane-devel] [janitorial] Feature freeze for 1.0.29 and call for translation updates
yurchor at ukr.net
Mon Jan 13 20:19:17 GMT 2020
понеділок, 13 січня 2020 р. 21:53:43 EET Ulf Zibis написано:
> Am 13.01.20 um 20:26 schrieb Ralph Little:
> > On Mon, Jan 13, 2020, 11:17 Ulf Zibis, <Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
> > <mailto:Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de>> wrote:
> > Am 13.01.20 um 19:58 schrieb Ralph Little:
> >> On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 9:58 AM Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
> >> <mailto:Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de>> wrote:
> >> Here came some surprise. With diff, I could see, that many
> >> lines were
> >> changed, even there was no semantic change. This was caused
> >> by poedit
> >> from automatic line break. It breaks lines after 83 chars,
> >> regardless if
> >> I e.g. set it to 70 (with "keep format of existing files"),
> >> the default
> >> was 79.
> >> So I like to suggest, to first "reformat" the de.po file for
> >> a stable
> >> format, make a merge request and after do the semantic
> >> changes, so
> >> reviewers would have less work.
> >> I tend to agree!
> >> I prefer to formatting changes separated from functional updates.
> > Great!
> > I personally would prefer NO line breaks, as comparing the diffs
> > after
> > would be much easier (otherwise a little change at the beginning of a
> > long text changes all line breaks for several following lines, which
> > makes it error-prone to observe changes at the end of the long text)
> > If you disagree and want automatic line breaks, which width do you
> > want?
> > -Ulf
> > I personally don't have a view.
> > However I see that the default setting in poedit is 79 and that seems
> > reasonable to me. In the version I have has a setting of "Preserve
> > formatting of existing files" so I don't know why it would be making
> > other changes. :(
> Maybe this setting scans for the longest line in the input file an takes
> its width instead the determined 79.
> Is there any opposition from someone against disabling the automatic
> line break, as today's screens are huge and modern edit and visual diff
> tools are anyway capable to visually wrap lines according the window
> width. This would dramatically serve visual diff tools to highlight tiny
> differences in long logical strings.
Olaf proposed to use 75 chars.
Personally, I have configured my Lokalize project to use this width.
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