[wp-polyglots] Last Call for 1.5.1 String Updates
kim at tac.nyc.ny.us
Thu Apr 21 21:21:02 GMT 2005
On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 10:14:43PM +0100, iwan wrote:
> >On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 13:33:21 +0200, Mihailo Stefanovi?
> ><mikis at mikis.org>
> >>No, the collon (":") is all right, but you'll notice that sometimes
> >>there is a space before it, and sometimes there isn't, as in:
> >>E-mail: %s
> >>E-mail : %s
> The reason for the inconsistent spacing is that the first example above
> is used on a webpage, the second in an e-mail. In the e-mails the
> colons have varying amounts of spaces before them, so that they line
> up. This assumes, of course, that people's e-mail clients are set to
> use a monospaced font for plain text messages. Mine isn't -- so the
> spacing looks even messier. Maybe forget the alignment and use no
> spaces before the colon in the e-mails? Would cut down on different
> text strings.
That's what I did with the fi_FI translation: lose the spaces. It was
too complicated to maintain the correct length.
<A HREF="http://kimmo.suominen.com/">Kimmo Suominen</A>
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