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bug#34498: Confusing msgid " Running value is ~s.~%"

From: pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)
Subject: bug#34498: Confusing msgid " Running value is ~s.~%"
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:41:56 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716

On Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 12:34:03PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> "pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)" <address@hidden> skribis:
> > I am fairly sure
> >
> > #: modules/shepherd/scripts/herd.scm:86
> > #, scheme-format
> > msgid "  Running value is ~s.~%"
> >
> > refers to the value of the #:running slot but translators don’t know
> > that and would translate it as a value that is running.  This should
> > be changed and a comment for TRANSLATORS should be added.
> Done in Shepherd commit 5d418ff0de1ac0a5419344dfe70c08ed464f3797.
> Thanks,
> Ludo’.

No, it is not done.  What the manual described as the @code{running}
value, i.e. the value of the #:running slot, was understood by at
least one translator not as the value of #:running but as a value
which runs.

> #. TRANSLATORS: The "~s" bit is most of the time a placeholder
> #. for the PID (an integer) of the running process, and
> #. occasionally for another Scheme object.

This is not the information that translators need.


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