RFC: i18n: strict translation call-to-catalog mapping

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at kde.org
Thu Apr 5 21:34:57 BST 2012

On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 12:14:35PM +0200, Chusslove Illich wrote:
> > scripty should make reports and bug the respective maintainers when
> > strings do not comply with some minimum disambiguation criteria (these
> > could be statistically determined).
> Krazy has been doing this for several years now. [...] But to no
> great avail. So by now programmer behavior has been sufficiently established
> in this respect, a fact to count with.
that's because it does not *bug* them. as most of the reports are below
the significance threshold of many developers or just plain false
positives, almost nobody actually cares to visit the page.

> > now, i'm not sure i would solve it exactly this way - the extra argument
> > seems wasteful (just like in all the inlined tr() calls).
> Argh, one extra argument wasteful, compared to everything else going on
> under the hood :)
the "inlined" should be hint enough that i'm talking about code size.
even small inefficiencies add up, so a functionally equivalent but more
efficient solution is generally preferable.

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