[desktop entry spec] new FullName key
johnflux at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 07:36:28 PDT 2009
2009/8/3 Shaun McCance <shaunm at gnome.org>:
> On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 09:41 +0300, John Tapsell wrote:
>> > Not sure what you mean with 'supporting GenericName', but the current
>> > GNOME HIG recommendations are the way they are precisely because of the
>> > translatability concerns of combining Name and GenericName
>> > programatically.
>> Could someone give an example where programmatically combining would
>> fail, if the combining was done as i18n("%1 %2") or even i18n("%1 -
>> %2") ?
> In languages that have case declensions, "%1 %2" and "%1 - %2"
> could involve the GenericName being written differently. So
> you might write "Epiphany - Web Browser", but "Epiphany Webo
> Browsero". (Completely made up example, of course.)
I don't get what you're saying. I wrote i18n("%1 %2"), but you might
have missed that. Is that the confusion?
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