On Friday 06 May 2005 12:11, Godefroid Chapelle wrote:
> >> Stephan also have pointed that automatic translation doesn't allow
> >> somebody to disable translation on purpose for some piece of content.
> >
> > Right. That's one reason why it's bad.
> Can someone explain this use case a bit deeper ?
> If this is a crucial use case, we could still better have
> i18n:translate="nothing" or i18n:disable="" or i18n:omit-translate or
> whatever on the specific places that needs to disable translation when
> the python module author thought it should be translated.

Oh come on, this just sucks. I think Philipp raised numerous other good points 
I agree with, especially the comparison with Python code. Really, automatic 
translation violates the laws of explicitness.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
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