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Re: A bunch of minor issues

From: Jyrki Wahlstedt <jwa(at)wahlstedt(dot)fi>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Guillaume Lelarge" <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Subject: Re: A bunch of minor issues
Date: 2007-09-26 11:48:20
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On 26.9.2007, at 14.26, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:

> Dave Page
>> As you know I work in OS X and Windows most of the time and I know  
>> there
>> are no sizing issues there in English. Is this something specific to
>> running in Finnish (should that be Fin?), or GTK do you think?

FI (or fi) should be enough (I am not sure, what you are looking for).
> Finnish texts do tend to more longer than English. It's not a  
> problem in
> most places, but for example "Rename" in the favourites manager is
> translated to "NimeƤ uudelleen", which is quite a bit longer. If we  
> just
> made the space reserved for the button bigger, it would look quite  
> silly
> in English I think. But as it is, the button is partly underneath the
> "Remove" button.

That translation is a literal one. If something has a name already,  
"NimeƤ" could be enough, it means then rename?! This is a suggestion  
only, and the problem remains, some translations are bound to be  
longish, in the user interface controls that will be difficult.
! Jyrki Wahlstedt
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