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My talk got selected for #Pycon India 2012

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My proposed talk titled Develop for an international audience got selected for Pycon India, 2012. It’s time to start working on the slides. I am thinking to use rst to write my slides. Also, I have booked by flight tickets for Pycon Thanks everyone who voted for my talk. ...

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Validate Python string translation in Transifex

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Transifex already supported validating translations of old styled Python strings, e.g., [sourcecode language=”python”] "A sample string with a %(keyword)s argument." % {‘keyword': ‘key word’} [/sourcecode] The validation is done by checking if all the positional and keyword arguments are present in the translation string and the translation string does not contain any extra ...

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FUDCON KL 2012 Day 2

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Day 2 of FUDCON KL started with a talk on Fedora book by Joshua Wulf (for me Sitapati Prabhu). This idea is very intuitive for any one (especially newbies) to start contributing to Fedora documentation. Although, contributors need to know some basics of docbook, I guess that’s not tough. There were many interesting talks ...

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Dear Turkish translators

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Transifex usually defines plural rules for languages according to http://unicode.org/repos/cldr-tmp/trunk/diff/supplemental/languagepluralrules.html. So, the plural rule for Turkish language in Transifex is other → everything. However, lately there has been some requests that the Turkish language should have two plural forms: nplurals=2; plural=(n>1) The requests have ...

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#Transifex now supports comments in Apple .strings i18n files

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Transifex now supports comments in Apple .strings i18n files. Only /* foo */ style comment in the line preceding the key value pair in the source file is saved as a comment for the key. The example below will explain this in a better way: [sourcecode] /Comment for key1/ "key1" = "value 1"; /* This comment will not be ...

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