[sylpheed:32690] Re: Sylpheed 2.6.0beta1 released

Petr Kovar pknbe at volny.cz
Sat Oct 18 22:59:51 JST 2008

Ricardo Mones <mones at debian.org>, Thu, 2 Oct 2008 18:50:53 +0200:

> On Thu, 2 Oct 2008 18:42:17 +0300
> Cristian Secar? <orice at secarica.ro> wrote:
> > Other thing, I re-request the addition of the plural form in gettext.
> > For example in my language there are three forms for "Retrieved %d
> > messages", and it may display very bad right now (depending on %d).
>   ++

No doubt the ngettext support is a necessity for proper localization to
many, many languages around the world.

An interesting GNOME doc dealing with the plural forms is at:


Note that in GNOME, translators are obviously filing bugs to GNOME
Bugzilla whenever they encounter a lack of ngettext support in a GNOME app.
The important part is that those bugs are usually being fixed.

Cf. <http://tinyurl.com/5wu6nl>.

Best regards,
Petr Kovar

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