[Etoys] Context comment in POs too long for Pootle

Takashi Yamamiya tak at metatoys.org
Tue Nov 27 13:07:16 EST 2007

> Something I did notice in the Etoys PO is that the comment is 
> basically one very long, continuous string without any 
> whitespace. A simple comma-space ', ' separator would suffice to 
> allow IE to do a better job...

I have removed all spaces because a Gettext tool (like msgmerge)
splits the line if there is a white space in a long comment.
It made me difficult to take a diff. This is a nasty reason though.

> I just verified it, and the lack of whitespace is the culprit 
> (look for 'Stop' in TamTamEdit.activity) and the result is:
> -  Opera  = fixed width, variable height = Good
> - Firefox = fixed width, variable height = Good
> -  MS-IE  = pseudo-fixed width, variable height = almost good
>             (still bases the 'minimum column width' on the
>             'maximum non-whitespace string length')
> Solution? Use a better browser? ;)

Well, The best is to fix Pootle...

- Takashi

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