On Fri, Mar 02, 2018 at 11:16:47AM +0100, Andre Klapper wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 9:12 PM, Debarshi Ray wrote:
> > https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-photos/merge_requests/28
> The first translator comment mentions a sentence "Select items for
> import (%d selected)" below but the sentence translators will see is
> actually "Select items for import (%s)".
> Plus it might not always be "below" in the .po file?
While it's no longer relevant for this change, xgettext does seem to
put the strings in the order in which they appear in the source
code. I say "seem to" because I don't have a canonical source to back
me up, nor did I check the xgettext sources, but I did generate a POT
file to verify the comment.
There's another instance of such a comment where a sentence is split
to avoid leaking markup, the markup is actually critical to the proper
functioning of the code in that case. So there's ready material if
someone wants to dig into this.
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