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Bug 1412885 - "$action update OVFs for" is difficult to translate into some languages
Summary: "$action update OVFs for" is difficult to translate into some languages
Alias: None
Product: ovirt-engine
Classification: oVirt
Component: Frontend.WebAdmin
Version: 4.1.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Yuko Katabami
QA Contact: Lukas Svaty
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-13 04:02 UTC by Yuko Katabami
Modified: 2020-11-20 22:44 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2020-11-20 22:42:05 UTC
oVirt Team: i18n

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Description Yuko Katabami 2017-01-13 04:02:18 UTC
Description of problem:

We are unable to grammatically correctly translate "$action update OVFs for" to work in the format "Cannot ${action} ${type}. ". 
I can expect the type would be "$type VM" or "$type Storage" and I am aware that it works in English but not in some other languages including Japanese, because we need to translate "Cannot ${action} ${type}. " as [transitive verb + object] to be applicable to other combinations of actions and types.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 4.1

Actual results:
"$action update OVFs for" to be used in "Cannot ${action} ${type}. "

Expected results:
Each combination of messages using this action should be expanded and separated as a complete message without using variables, so that translators can translate it properly.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Yuko Katabami 2017-01-13 04:30:48 UTC
I found another string which also has the problem with translation:

$action check for upgrade

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