[Mailman-i18n] bin/transcheck

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Dec 24 10:54:22 EST 2002

>>>>> "SP" == Simone Piunno <pioppo@ferrara.linux.it> writes:

    SP> On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 02:09:04PM +0100, Daniel Buchmann
    SP> wrote:

    >> What I'm trying to do in this entry, is to explain to the user
    >> how to use the variable names. The english text does not have
    >> that explanation, so that's probably why transcheck reports
    >> this as an error. But wouldn't a double %-sign tell python (and
    >> transcheck) that this is not a variable that is to be replaced
    >> by some value?

    SP> yes you are right: double-%% means a literal single % (e.g. no
    SP> interpolation will be done).  transcheck should not complain,
    SP> but it has a very naive parser and I think it's not worth
    SP> adding complexity.

Could you submit a bug report on it in the Mailman project?  I agree
it's not worth fixing now, but perhaps eventually it will.


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