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bug #53769: childsplay: multiple spelling mistakes

Submitted by:  Markus Koschany <apo>
Submitted on:  Fri 27 Apr 2018 10:35:05 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  In Progress
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Stas Zytkiewicz <childsplay>
Open/Closed:  Open

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Mon 18 Jan 2021 09:43:18 PM UTC, comment #4: 

The spelling mistakes in the German locale are corrected. see bug 59693 with attached po file.

Etienne <l10n>
Sat 28 Apr 2018 01:09:02 PM UTC, comment #3: 

If its only the two strings "childrens" and "animal" I can find them and change them by hand.
The only drawback is that the translations for those strings will be rendered fuzzy by gettext.

Stas Zytkiewicz <childsplay>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 28 Apr 2018 01:00:41 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Hi Stan,

thank you very much for the quick reply again. Sorry I wasn't very verbose about the patch but there are some other words that seem to be wrong.

childrens -> children

animal makes his cry -> animal makes its cry

appropriated order -> appropriate order ?

For appropriated I guess one can argue that both words work in this context but although I'm not a native speaker the other changes seem correct to me.

I can update the patch and remove the levels -> level changes if you agree.

Markus Koschany <apo>
Sat 28 Apr 2018 06:17:08 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Im afraid I disagree with the assumption of the spelling errors. I  examined the whole patch but what it pretend to fix is wrong:
-        return _("This activity has %s levels") % 6
+        return _("This activity has %s level") % 6

You would agree that the original string, "This activity has %s levels", is the correct one and the what the patch wants to do is wrong.
Both patches are about these strings in all the games.

Stas Zytkiewicz <childsplay>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 27 Apr 2018 10:35:05 PM UTC, original submission:  

There are some spelling mistakes which were reported by Prathibha B in https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=690539.

I have rebased his patch which I am attaching to this bug report.

Markus Koschany <apo>


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Attach Files:

Attached Files
file #44051:  spelling.patch added by apo (58KiB - text/x-patch)
file #44049:  spelling.patch added by apo (203KiB - text/x-patch)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-04-28 childsplay StatusInvalid => In Progress
    2018-04-28 childsplay StatusNone => Invalid
        Assigned toNone => childsplay
    2018-04-27 apo Attached File- => Added spelling.patch, #44051
    2018-04-27 apo Attached File- => Added spelling.patch, #44049

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