i18n, part 2
Mon Dec 6 04:59:00 GMT 2004
> Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 16:41:15 -0500
> From: Daniel Jacobowitz <email@example.com>
> Cc: Baurjan Ismagulov <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Yuck! What if someone wants to add another status? I understand that
> there is a translation problem here, but I find it really hard to
> accept that enumerating exponential combinations is really the
> solution. I suspect either:
> - the message needs to be redesigned in some more friendly way
> - we need a more friendly way to output a list of translated statuses
> - or else we need to leave the status message untranslated pending
> some thought on the above.
I have a difficulty judging the alternatives (except the last one),
without any concrete suggestions. If you have more specific
suggestions, please tell.
While in principle, having all the permutations is tough, this
specific case has a small number of them, so failing an attempt to
find a better alternative, I don't see any terribly big problem with
what I suggested.
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