[packagekit] Hard to translate string in PackageKit

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 03:10:32 PST 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-31 at 11:16 +0200, Александър Шопов wrote:
> Hi,
> There is an ambiguous string to translate in PackageKit: 
> #: ../client/pk-console.c:1982
> msgid "Failed to get last time"

That is a difficult string to translate!

> What does it mean:
> A. There is something different than time (package, file, etc) that
> could not be downloaded last time
> OR
> B. It is time (which is the last in a sequence) that could not be
> retrieved 

I'll explain fully:

PackageKit keeps a database internally with the time that the command
was last run. This allows us to query "how many seconds ago did somebody
query GetUpdates" and not run GetUpdates unless the session timeout is

I've changed the string in git, and added a translator comment. Thanks
for the help!


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