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Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:15:13 +0700
From: Рысь <>
Subject: Re: libintl: stubs or working functions?

On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:02:34 +0100
Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:

> * ???????? <> [2015-03-17 13:59:16 +0700]:
> > Attached is my draft of translated strings you mentioned to Russian.
> > Some strings I borrowed from glibc, but only few of them (things
> > like "Broken pipe" and similar). Certain translations may be
> > inaccurate, but mostly if I did not know context I did an
> > additional quick research by grepping man pages. I think this
> > should be additionally reviewed by russian subscribers.
> > 
> i'm a bit worried about translated error messages, it's always a pain
> to understand bugreports with those
> can we include the enum name?
> like
> msgid "Permission denied"
> msgstr "asdf@# lkjk^& (EPERM)"


Should there be enforcement like "To report bugs, please do:
* Set LC_ALL=C environment variable to leave any translated error
strings back in English

I always did that for years.

And, if I remember, Rich wanted(?) to have a special locale where all
error strings are replaced with enum names, so programs will start to
print "program: /dev/full: ENOSPC". This is unrelated, just a
reminder :)

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