[libreoffice-l10n] Breaking News!... Help pages can be edited directly in gerrit.

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Sat Apr 14 08:19:15 UTC 2018

On 07/04/18 22:11, Martin Srebotnjak wrote:
> Hi,
> just one example from Gerrit 4 hours ago:
> "vector graphics;converting bitmaps"
> was changed to:
> "vector graphics; converting bitmaps"
> See:
> https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/52546/2/source/text/simpress/guide/vectorize.xhp
> Is that "missing space" an error? Not. What does this change cause? It
> causes 100+ translations of that string obsolete, fuzzy, untranslated,
> not shown in builds ... And 100+ localizers must again localize, check,
> edit this same string ...
> Is this kind of editing/"cleaning-up" of help really useful/desired? Not.

I had a look at gerrit and couldn't make sense of it, but IFF that
string is visible to end users, the missing space is an error.
Punctuation should always be followed by a space.

If, however, it's internal to LO code, I'd be inclined to agree with
you, code doesn't have spaces :-)


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