[Mailman-i18n] Variable correct?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sun Mar 5 16:48:31 CET 2006

On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 23:37 +1030, Clytie Siddall wrote:

> > So, if extra is 'right ', then "the %(extra)slist" is substituted  
> > to "the right list".  On the other hand, if extra is '', "the % 
> > (extra)slist" becomes "the list".  The catalog notation is correct.
> Yes, but that substitution won't work for languages which place the  
> adjective after the noun: "list right", not "right list". Breaking up  
> phrases like that is bound to cause errors. :(

Situations like this should be considered bugs, and the code fixed to
make translations possible


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