[wp-hackers] Re: [wp-polyglots] no-code-duplication i18n for WordPress

Nikolay Bachiyski nbachiyski at developer.bg
Fri Mar 7 11:36:02 GMT 2008

2008/3/7, Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel at mamane.lu>:
> ...
>  Assuming we decide we don't want to-be-translated strings to contain
>  variable references, only to be literal strings (which is what I would
>  recommend), there are several classes of reactions the translation
>  code can have when it encounters a to-be-translated string that
>  contains variable references:
>   - fail noisily; e.g. return an error and a big fat error message of
>    the form "I refuse to translate a non-literal string; change it to
>    a format string in a sprintf()".

This one -- we have enough experience with printf templates around
other i18n work. Let's keep it simple.


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