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Re: Make lang.po override translations?

From: Dora Scilipoti
Subject: Re: Make lang.po override translations?
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 14:25:50 +0200
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On 4/19/22 11:12, Ineiev wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2022 at 02:22:00PM +0200, Dora Scilipoti wrote:

>> Each page contains:
>> * An introduction that consists of one or more paragraphs.
>> * Items: the various entries that are submitted regularly (this may be
>> what you call "articles" but I'm not sure).
> It also contains the copyright notices, translators' credits and
> translators' notes; the translators should be able to provide
> page-specific translations at least for these parts---but for other
> parts as well.

When I mentioned the contents of a page, I was thinking of the fields
that are unique to pages in /proprietary, basically the introduction and
the items.

And now that I know that "articles" means "pages", things are clearer to

> master.$lang.po contains a very limited set of strings, and every
> string in it should be checked carefully; per-directory compendia
> contain all strings from the pages in the directory.

True. I thought it was possible to somehow "isolate" the strings that
belong only to /property and make lang.po overwrite only on those.

> I mean a means to mark the translations that would override other
> (otherwise up-to-date) translations of the same string.

Yes, I can see the issue much better now. Thank you for the explanation.

Dora Scilipoti -- Disinformation succeeds because so many people
care deeply about injustice but do not take the time to check the facts.

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