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Re: [Gnumed-bugs] Error with placeholder $<gender_mapper>$

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-bugs] Error with placeholder $<gender_mapper>$
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 20:58:55 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 11:45:35AM -0700, Jim Busser wrote:

> Ah, I did not realize it would do anything other than
> pass-through actual existing database values, I though the
> above was simply informative and/or optional.
> Is it reasonable that the lack of arguments should be
> supported (where the user does not wish to override what may
> exist) to simply pass through what exists?

I would expect a _mapper to *map* something that exists.

> Or is there an
> issue of limitation of language recognition and therefore


> the need to "map" values?

Perhaps in English the need is less obvious.

In German we've got a lot of male/female words and phrases,
say, "Patient" vs. "Patientin" which one may wish to use in
a piece of paperwork, say "Dear Patient" -> "Lieber Patient"
or "Liebe Patientin".

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