Bug 106157 - Troublesome messages for RTL languages in anaconda
Troublesome messages for RTL languages in anaconda
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
beta2
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-10-03 08:33 EDT by Christian Rose
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-14 17:30:40 EDT
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Description Christian Rose 2003-10-03 08:33:21 EDT
#: ../iw/progress_gui.py:37
msgid " MB"
                                                                                
#: ../iw/progress_gui.py:40
msgid " KB"

#: ../iw/progress_gui.py:43
msgid " Byte"
                                                                  
#: ../iw/progress_gui.py:45
msgid " Bytes"

If these messages are preceded in the code by a number, I imagine this can be
difficult to translate correctly for RTL languages -- the number and the word
would end up in the wrong order.

Please include a printf-style specifier too in these messages, so that they can
be translated correctly even in RTL environments:

msgid "%ld MB"
msgid "%ld KB"
msgid "%ld Byte"
msgid "%ld Bytes"

or something like that.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-10-14 17:30:40 EDT
Fixed in CVS, will push to elvis later.

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