Source string contextualization

shankar prasad prasad.mvs at
Thu Jan 30 10:34:25 UTC 2014


On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Nilamdyuti Goswami <ngoswami at>wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kévin Raymond" <shaiton at>
> To: ngoswami at
> Cc: "Development discussions related to Fedora" <
> devel at>, "For participants of the Documentation
> Project" <docs at>, "trans" <
> trans at>, sscg at
> Sent: Friday, January 24, 2014 9:47:08 PM
> Subject: Re: Source string contextualization
> > There is already a Transifex feature which can help provide context
> > without having to edit the source code.
> >
> > If Transifex has this feature, we would like to know more about it
> because
> > this can be a more direct solution to the problem. :-)
> What seems to do the trick is
> one can comment a string (to all translators, but in the language he
> choose), and event report an issue for his team or the developer (I
> don't know if they listen to us...)
> This is definitely a real time method of reporting an issue to the
> developer and is a good feature
> but to make it get noticed, I think filing a bug for the issue is better.

Also, this may or may not reach the source, and one just end up in editing
the po/pot file only.

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