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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: comment re changing #parameters in messages & translated files...
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 00:00:30 GMT
Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
> On 11/27/06, Andrew McIntyre <mcintyre.a@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/27/06, Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunteren@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > I want to make a comment re changing the number of parameters in a
>> > message. I think, if a change is needed & put into the english file,
>> > the message should be removed from the translated files (unless the
>> > contributor/committer can do the translation also). I think it's
>> > better to have the message default to English, then to come up with
>> > non-sensible parameter contents (or worse, I haven't tested it, but I
>> > imagine the result could be ugly if there is a mismatch).
>> >
>> > I couldn't find an obvious place to add this hint, can someone suggest
>> > a place on the wiki?
>> Maybe it would be best to put this directly into messages.xml, since
>> that is where the modification in question would be occurring?
>> andrew
> I was about to make that change when I noticed in the .xml file a
> reference to this page:
> http://db.apache.org/derby/manuals/messages.html
> That's probably a better location.

Probably both locations are good. Shouldn't assume that someone 
modifying the code has on-line access.


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