About bug 407752

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Wed Nov 26 18:55:27 UTC 2008

Twas brillig at 19:50:54 26.11.2008 UTC+01 when cedric.corazza at gmail.com did gyre and gimble:

 CC> I'm especially thinking about very short strings such as "a", "of",
 CC> "on", etc or when sentences are "cut" with code idn many places.

gettext is for translating whole sentences - it is impossible to
translate "a/of/on" without context.

While this means all templates need to be heavily changed, and many
translation strings will contain lots of parameters to substitute, this
is the only correct way to translate anything.

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