Fwd: Lastlog and backlog

Ihar Hrachyshka ihar.hrachyshka at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 05:11:28 EDT 2007

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From: Ihar Hrachyshka <ihar.hrachyshka at gmail.com>
Date: 27.09.2007 12:10
Subject: Re: Lastlog and backlog
To: Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com>

2007/9/27, Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com>:
> On Thu, 2007-09-27 at 11:02 +0200, Samuel Murray wrote:
> > Richard Laager wrote:
> > > * This brings up an interesting issue. Should the command strings be
> > > marked for translation so people in LANG=es can do /unirse instead
> > > of /join? I take it that since this has never come up before, it's
> > > probably best to leave the commands as-is?
> >
> > No, because different IRC servers won't accept the localised commands.
> The command in Pidgin isn't used directly by the prpl to send to the
> server so this doesn't really matter. The bigger issue is that every
> example is going to say /join, so if we localized them, users wouldn't
> be able to take things from examples and have them work. I'm sure that's
> worse.
Ofcourse we should substitute command name automatically for this
case: %s will be great for this purpose.

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