[Openstack-i18n] The Transifex '%' problem
gabrielcw at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 15:40:58 UTC 2013
Thank you very much for the answer and the tip Akihiro. I have just
downloaded .po file, changed the string, sent it back and it worked nicely.
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Akihiro Motoki <amotoki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Gabriel,
> We Japanese community faced the same problem.
> When I reported it to Transifex GitHub, I got the following response.
> PO file is generated from various kind of sources which includes
> program sources or normal documents.
> Program sources may constains several % specifiers and % character has
> a special meaning.
> On the other hand, % is a normal character in normal documents
> (including OpenStack documents).
> Trasifex behavior mainly focuses on the former.
> Transifex cannot know from what source uploaded PO files are generated.
> I think Transifex needs an additional attribute to specify a type of
> PO files to address this issue.
> At this moment, we need to escape % character to avoid this problem in
> I often translates message strings extracted from program sources
> and this feature of Transifex is really helpful for such contents.
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Gabriel Wainer <gabrielcw at gmail.com>
> > Hello everyone,
> > Recently I faced the '%' problem from Transifex described here.
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/openstack-manuals/+bug/1192091
> > This does looks like an issue in Transifex. Have anyone talked with the
> > Transifex guys to ask if they are aware of that? I searched their issues
> > there isn't any about it.
> > https://github.com/transifex/transifex/issues?labels=&page=1&state=open
> > Thanks,
> > Gabriel Wainer.
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> Akihiro MOTOKI <amotoki at gmail.com>
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