Arabic translators: important news

Djihed Afifi djihedlists at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 27 20:28:43 GMT 2008


Hello,


That is brillilant Matthew, thank you for the hard work.


Djihed

في خ، 27-03-2008 عند 19:55 +0000 ، كتب Matthew Revell:
> Hello,
> 
> Arabic translators: important news
> ----------------------------------------------------
> 
> In a few hours time, all Arabic translations in Launchpad
> that have plural forms will be marked as "Needs review".
> 
> This is because we're introducing support for up to six
> plural forms in our new release, Launchpad 1.2.3.
> 
> Up until this release, Launchpad has supported only four
> plural forms. Arabic has six different forms. Naturally, 
> people have tried to work around this limitation. The new
> formula we've chosen supports all six Arabic plural forms
> but there was no safe way to convert existing plural 
> translations automatically.
> 
> The new Arabic plurals formula is:
> 
> n==0 ?
>   0 : n==1 ?
>     1 : n==2 ?
>       2 : n % 100 >= 3 && n % 100 <= 10 ?
>         3 : n % 100 >= 11 && n % 100 <= 99 ?
>           4 : 5
> 
> This will show up on the Arabic translations information 
> page - https://translations.launchpad.net/+languages/ar - 
> once we've released Launchpad 1.2.3.
> 
> If you have any questions, please join us on launchpad-users or file
> a 
> question at:
> 
> https://answers.launchpad.net/rosetta/+addquestion
> 
> -- 
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