kdiff3's docbook

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Mon Apr 24 15:40:05 BST 2006

On Sunday 23 April 2006 17:47, Erik Kjær Pedersen wrote:
> There is a string in kdiff3's docbook that produces a fuzzy every day in
> the translations. I think it is something about $Date being expanded when
> various scripts are run. Maybe somebody can telle me what the problem is or
> even better correct kdiff3's docbook. The troublesome piece is the
> following:
> Many version control systems support special keywords in the file. (e.g.
> \"$Date: 2006-04-23 10:37:50 -0400 (Sun, 23 Apr 2006) $\", \"$Header$\",
> \"$Author: scripty $\", \"$Log$\" etc.) During the check-in the version
> control
> system (VCS) changes these lines. For instance \"$Date: 2006-04-21 17:24:21
> -0400 (Fri, 21 Apr 2006) $\" will turn into \"$Date: 2006-04-21 17:24:21
> -0400 (Fri, 21 Apr 2006) $\". Since this line will be different in every
> version of the file, it would require manual interaction during the merge.

I do not think that it is supported by the extration and merging 
scripts/programs currently.

So personally I think that KDiff3's docbook should not use it.

> Erik

Have a nice day!

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