Too many similar translation string
|Reported by:||ramiy||Owned by:|
|Component:||Text Changes||Keywords:||has-patch needs-refresh|
WordPress .po/.mo file is too big (3,312 strings). I know that we can't delete strings but we can reduce the file size by merging simmilar strings. WordPress has too many simmilar string. English developers don't notice this but non-english translators are frustrated by this when they have to translate the same string in 2 or 3 different variations.
I suggest to merge simmilar strings, this way will achive two things:
- Smaller .po/.mo files.
- Easier translation process as there will be less string to translate. I belive 200-300 strings less.
(Check out the bbPress ticket #BB1584 for more information and examples)
Few WordPress examples:
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Change History (42)
- Cc r_a_m_i@… added
- Component changed from General to I18N
- Keywords has-patch added
- Resolution duplicate deleted
- Status changed from closed to reopened
- Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement
- Version set to 3.2.1
11 months ago
- Component changed from I18N to Text Changes
- Keywords needs-refresh added
- Version changed from 3.2.1 to 3.2