an i18n sample
Sun Dec 12 17:12:00 GMT 2004
Baurjan Ismagulov wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 08:41:02PM +0100, Baurjan Ismagulov wrote:
>>On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 12:14:59AM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>>>Very good, thanks.
>>Would you like to apply this?
> Corrected the concatenation style.
Baurjan, I really appologise here, but people should have known better
than to request that you also make cosmetic changes such as switching
> @@ -1583,11 +1588,13 @@ _initialize_alpha_tdep (void)
> because the user can always use "999999" or some such for unlimited. */
> c = add_set_cmd ("heuristic-fence-post", class_support, var_zinteger,
> (char *) &heuristic_fence_post,
> - "\
> -Set the distance searched for the start of a function.\n\
> -If you are debugging a stripped executable, GDB needs to search through the\n\
> -program for the start of a function. This command sets the distance of the\n\
> -search. The only need to set it is when debugging a stripped executable.",
> + _("Set the distance searched for the start of a function.\n"
> + "If you are debugging a stripped executable, GDB "
> + "needs to search through the\n"
> + "program for the start of a function. This "
> + "command sets the distance of the\n"
> + "search. The only need to set it is when "
> + "debugging a stripped executable."),
when only a simple markup is necessary.
The former style is used for for a clear and simple reason - it greatly
simplifies the challenge of ensuring that the lines are <80 characters.
As you observed, our objective should be to make the programmers life
easier and that means people should resist the temptation to also
request other solely asthetic changes.
Again I apologize.
I've committed the original version of your patch with the tweak Eli
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