[plt-translators] english-string-constants.ss update

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Sat Aug 2 11:10:58 EDT 2008

I think Philippe has some kind of a setup where he compares his
string-constants.ss file with the english one (he's careful to keep
the line numbers in sync, I noticed) and perhaps that would help
others if he explained it?


On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Michael Sperber
<sperber at deinprogramm.de> wrote:
> "Robby Findler" <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> writes:
>> There are rules that were handed out by Philippe, as documented in the
>> top of the english-string-constants.ss file that I'm trying to follow.
>> Perhaps he can explain the rationale for those rules or, if necessary,
>> we can have two sets of rules (altho I'd be much happier with just a
>> single set of rules...)
> I think the rules are appropriate for translations that are maintained
> only infrequently.  I update german-string-constants.ss every week.
> They also don't play well with the posted diffs, which lump additions
> and removals together.
> --
> Cheers =8-} Mike
> Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla

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