I think we should always to use comment in the tr function. Because translator don't see the code, and is to hard understand for him is "Open" a verb or an adjective. Or another example, the "About" translated on Russian as one letter "О", but one letter look foolishly in the title of the dialog, so usually we translated it as "О программе" ("About program"). For this translator should to see context of the string.


2013/11/15 Martin Bagge / brother <brother@bsnet.se>
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Adding the development list.

pcman, can you help?
Or someone else maybe.


On 2013-11-15 14:12, Sérgio Marques wrote:
> In lxinput-qt there are this strings:
>
> High Fast Low Slow Long Short
>
> I really can´t tell what type of gender should be used. In
> Portuguese we have male and female gender for all these words.
>
> Imagine this case
>
> Character repeat
>
> Imagine that we use "Long" and "Short". For this string "repeat" is
> female.
>
> But if same strings "Long" and "Short" are used for "Repeat delay"
> I will have a problem cause "delay" is male.

oh gee.
Hopefully this situation can be clarified.

> So my suggestion is to use comments in ts files for this strings
> telling when will they be used.

A sensible approach imho.

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