[PATCH HEAD] i18n fixes

Ineiev ineiev at gnu.org
Tue Jan 24 11:35:17 CET 2017

On Sat, Jan 07, 2017 at 10:06:34AM -0500, Ineiev wrote:
> > Also, I'm a bit confused about the issue with the "revoked" and
> > "expired" strings.  They are used as a list of attributes.  What type
> > of context do you want?
> In GPG, "revoked" and "expired" may modify "signature", "binding",
> "key" (and possibly more), their translations in many European
> languages may have three different grammatical genders, and the form
> of the adjective depends on the gender of the noun it modifies.
> if the program uses _("revoked"), gettext has to substitute the same
> form in all cases, so it's impossible to match different genders.

By the way, this apply to time_ago_str (): "past years" may need
the "past" different from that of "past seconds".  Currently the
translators may move "past" to the strings of time_ago_str
by convention, but if time_ago_str is used in a different context,
the language may become incorrect.
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