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Re: [E-devel] uptime module i18n

Christopher Michael <cpmichael1@comcast.net> writes:

> Fixed this in cvs by adding some if statements are it so that is
> users == 1 it will print just user, and if users > 1 it will print
> users. You should now be able to translate "user" and "users".

I'm sorry, but this is the wrong way to fix this. There are languages
which distinguish between more cases than just '1 foo and '2 foos'.

Please see the ngettext() function described here:


Using ngettext() one could do this:

  snprintf(users, sizeof(users),
           ngettext("user: %d", "users:%d", inst->nusers),

I guess the ngettext() call should be a dngettext() call, but I cannot
remember the domain used... :-)

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