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From "Myrna van Lunteren" <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: comment re changing #parameters in messages & translated files...
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 00:43:20 GMT
On 11/29/06, Daniel John Debrunner <djd@apache.org> wrote:
> 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.
>
> Dan.
>
>
With that point in mind, the messages.xml makes more sense after all.
:-)
Myrna

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